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The Hours of the Virgin Mary, Written late in the 14th century in England

MS. Barlow 38
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The Hours of the Virgin Mary, according to the use of Sarum, beginning abruptly in matins at 'Obdurare corda vestra' (fol. 1), preceded by a calendar (fol. 1), and followed by the seven penitential psalms (fol. 35), a litany (fol. 44v), and services for the sick and the dead (fol. 48).


  • Creation: Written late in the 14th century in England


71 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Barlow 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. II, no. 6484

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, borders, etc.; binding, red leather on bevelled boards, traces of one clasp, and two brass bosses on outer back cover


7 4/5 × 5 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom