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'Hore beate Marie secundum usum Romanum', preceded by a Calendar (fol. 1v), written in the 15th cent., perhaps in N.E. France

MS. Douce 20
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Also comprises:

  1. (fol. 18) Hours of the Cross
  2. (fol. 25) of the Holy Spirit
  3. (fol. 31) 'Missa beate Virginis'
  4. (fol. 36) Capitula

Followed by:

  1. 'Septem Psalmi' with litany (fol. 114)
  2. 'Vigilie mortuorum' (fol. 133)
  3. 'Memorie' (fol. 173)

There are many good miniatures and borders, including illustrations of the Calendar, and also (at fol. 41v) a fine Jesse-tree, and (at fol. 132v) the Trots vifs et trois morts. St. Focarius (Phocas) is in the Calendar at July 14.

On fol. iiv is '+ pietro neri pit or.'.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent., perhaps in N.E. France


191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 20

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21594

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper, in a cardboard case slightly larger, illuminated, miniatures and borders


4 3/8 × 3 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom