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Service at the profession of Benedictine nuns, Written in the 15th century in England

MS. Barlow 11
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Service at the profession of Benedictine nuns, with music and English rubrics and marginalia by Thomas Barlow, from a convent dedicated to the Holy Cross and st. Peter (p. 13), for which cf. W. H. Frere, Bibliotheca Musico-Liturgica, p. 124.


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in England


34 pages

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Barlow 11

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. II, no. 6423

Custodial History

On fol. vi is 'Jun. vii mDCLXvii. Liber Thomae Barlow è Coll. Reg. Oxon. ex dono viri et amici optimi Thomae Clutterbucke summi Angliae cancellarii Edouardi Clarendoniae comitis capellani et ecclesiae sanctae Mariae Southamptoniae rectoris', in Barlow's hand.

Related Materials

Ten fragments of leaves of liturgical MSS. taken out of this volume are now MS. Lat. liturg. b. 7, fols. 73-82, and nine others are MS. Lat. liturg. (d. 16, fols. 96-104. Two non-liturgical fragments are MS. Lat. misc. b. 12, fol. 77, and MS. Eng. misc. b. 4, fol. 98. See also B.Q.R. v. 284.

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, white leather on paper boards, 17th century


12 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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