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The Hours of the Blessed Virgin according to the use of Sarum, Written in the 15th century in England

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MS. Barlow 46

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The Hours of the Blessed Virgin according to the use of Sarum, containing:
  1. A calendar (fol. 1)
  2. Hours of the Virgin (the changes required for services in adventu and in conventu are noted) with those of the Cross (fol. 7)
  3. Fol. 87. by the penitential and gradual psalms, the litany, and office of the dead

Dates

  • Written in the 15th century in England

Extent

188 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Barlow 46

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. 6488*

Custodial History

'Horae b. V. ex dono Johan Birkenhead art. M. et collegii omnium animarum olim socii. Dec. 1653' (fol. 7). 'Attinet iste lyber scolastico ...' (fol. 184v) and 'Iste liber attinet [one name cut out and another erased] witnes of John Denning, Simon Egger' (fol. 186v), both in hands not much later than the text.

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, stamped red leather on boards, brass clasp, contemporary English work

Dimensions

4 1/5 × 2 4/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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