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Book of hours: 'Die Ghetiden van onser lieuer Vrouwen', written in the 15th cent.

MS. Douce 243
Held at the Weston Library

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'Die Ghetiden van onser lieuer Vrouwen' (fol. 67), preceded by:

  1. (fol. 1) a calendar
  2. (fol. 13) 'Ghetiden van der Ewiger Wijsheit'
  3. (fol. 33) Hours of the Cross
  4. (fol. 42) prayers
  5. (fol. 45) 'Die Heilighe Geest Ghetide'.

Followed by:

  1. (fol. 100) 'Die seuen Salmen van penitencien' with 'Letanien'
  2. (fol. 120) 'Die hondert Aerticulen van den waerden liden ons Heren'
  3. (fols. 142, 167) prayers
  4. (fol. 162) suffrages
  5. (fol. 170) 'Vigilie', the Office for the Dead.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent.


202 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish


MS. Douce 243

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 21817

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with some small miniatures, and many borders and capitals


7 1/4 × 5 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom