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A Psalter with canticles (fol. 210), etc., preceded by a calendar (fol. 1), and followed (fol. 229v) by a litany, written in the 13th cent. in the Netherlands

MS. Douce 38
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

There are several full-page and smaller miniatures (occupations of the months, etc.), but leaves bearing them have been cut out after fols. 6, 8, 37, 77, 165.

The calendar and litany point to the Netherlands.


  • Creation: written in the 13th cent. in the Netherlands


235 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 38

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 21612

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated borders (French in style), with miniatures


5 1/2 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom