A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 850

Summary Catalogue no.: 2604


Book of Hours, Use of Sarum (with prayers in English)
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials (defaced). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1087, pl. CI)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (21 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 148

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.