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The Hours of the Virgin Mary, in Dutch, Written in the late 15th century in Holland

MS. Marshall 125
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The Hours of the Virgin Mary, in Dutch, perhaps according to the use of Liége (fol. 1): followed by:

  1. The Hours of the Holy Spirit (fol. 56)
  2. The seven Penitential Psalms (fol. 82)
  3. Litany (fol. 95)
  4. A full Matins with nine lessons (fol. 108)
  5. Private prayers (fol. 160v)


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


174 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish


MS. Marshall 125

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. 5312

Custodial History

Manuscript (80).

Fol. 173 has a rough inscription (cf. MS. Marshall 119), 'Dit boek hoort toe Maria Riiaus ...'. Fol. 1v, 'Pretium Ro: 12' in dr. Marshall's hand.

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated; binding, brown leather on boards, bearing in a central panel on each cover, a figure, praying, surrounded by an inscription (illegible), with marks of two clasps, contemporary


5 2/5 × 3 2/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom