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Private devotions, Written in the 15th century in Holland

MS. Marshall 110
Held at the Weston Library

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Private devotions, in Dutch, comprising:

  1. Fol. 1. 'Hier begint een suuerlike oefeninghe als men totten heiligen sacrament wil gaen', beg. 'Dv bjste een ootulytende guethes'
  2. Fol. 7. prayers, meditations, and short services, beg. 'mi al entuarwet', and includes 'die xxx misereren oratie' (fol. 58v), the Te Deum of the Virgin Mary (fol. 79v), a prayer of st. Augustine (fol. 117), and prayers connected with st. Ursula (fol. 136)
  3. Fol. 142. prayers and meditations on the Lord's Supper, including one by st. Bernard (fol. 202)


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in Holland


257 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish


MS. Marshall 110

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. 5308

Custodial History

Manuscript (76).

The name 'Edward Suffolke' occurs on fol. 1v, 'John Suffolk' on fol. 255, 'Richard Suffock' in fol. 256v. There are also:

  1. 'Henricus Madoxe' (fol. 2)
  2. 'William Cranforde personne of Weddington [co. Warwick]' (fol. 256)
  3. 'Humphry Adderby' (fol. 256)
  4. 'John Barrey' (fol. 256)
  5. 'Overinge yeoman' (fol. 256)
  6. 'Lemmingtonne' (fol. 256)
  7. 'Yorke' (fol. 256)

All in hands of (?) the later 16th cent.

Physical Facet

On paper, in double columns. Binding, stamped brown leather over bevelled boards, contemporary, bearing in a central panel on each cover the Virgin and Child surrounded by 'Mulier ... duodecim' (Rev. xii. 1), with two clasps of brass and leather


5 3/4 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom