Horae beatae Mariae Virginis, etc., Written early in the 15th century in England
Horae beatae Mariae Virginis: preceded by a Calendar (fol. 2), and followed by:
- The Seven Penitential Psalms (fol. 50)
- A Litany (fol. 60v)
- The Placebo and Dirige (fol. 69)
- Fols. 108-117 are occupied by prayers of the latter part of the 15th cent., invoking especially king Henry VI
- Creation: Written early in the 15th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Jones 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. III, no. 8954
Fol. 107. 'Hec cum dicetis Iohannem Wycham memoretis. Vt penetret celum breuis est oratio telum', in the original scribe's hand. John Wycham was no doubt a Benedictine monk of St. Leonard's Priory (cf. fol. 25, before which a leaf has been cut out), at Norwich (cf. the Calendar), which was famous for its miraculous image of Henry VI. 'Gulielmus Bisshopp' and 'Barnabas Bisshop' seem to have been 17th cent. owners.
The place of this MS. was for some years before 1888 occupied by MS. Rawl. Liturg. e. 1, this MS. then standing as MS. Barlow 46: see MS. Jones 47.
On parchment, with illuminated borders, etc.
7 3/8 × 5 1/2 in.