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An Augustinian breviary, Written in the late 15th century in Holland

MS. Marshall 98
Held at the Weston Library

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An Augustinian breviary, according to the use of Utrecht, containing:

  1. Fol. 1. an ordinale, rubr. beg. 'De aduentu domini'
  2. Fol. 13. a calendar, in which the occurrence of stt. Pontianus, Servatius, Odulph, bishop Frederick, Gallus-some of which recur in the Litany-point to Utrecht
  3. Fol. 23. the Temporale
  4. Fol. 98. the Hours of the blessed Virgin Mary, according to the use of Utrecht, followed by (fol. 111v) day offices from Lauds to Compline, with some music
  5. Fol. 167. the seven penitential psalms and litany, with special prayers for vigils of saints' days
  6. Fol. 175v. the Office for the Dead
  7. Fol. 186v. a hymnal, without music
  8. Fol. 203. the Sanctorale
  9. Fol. 261v. the Commune Sanctorum


  • Creation: Written in the late 15th century in Holland


281 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Marshall 98

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. 5299

Custodial History

Manuscript (67).

Fol. i has 'I.V.S.' in gold letters. Fol. 111v bears, in Thomas Marshall's hand, 'Pretium hujus missalis Romani R. 2: 16st'.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns; 'domine exaudi oracionem meam et clamorem meum ad te.'Binding, stamped brown calf on bevelled boards, two clasps of brass and leather, one lost, contemporary Dutch work; on each cover a design of two panels with medallions containing animals, each panel surrounded by the inscription, illuminated


6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom