MS. Bodl. 901
Summary Catalogue no.: 3034
The ordinal part only, in three divisions, (1) 'de benedictione summi pontificis' (fol. 1); (2) 'de benedictione et consecratione electi episcopi' (fol. 5); (3) 'de benedictione abbatis vel abbatisse' (fol. 50), with musical notes
There are marginal rubrics, added in Italy
Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).
Pächt and Alexander ii. 165)
Provenance and Acquisition
Use of the papal court; blessing of a bishop elected pope Clement (Clement V or Clement VI).
Coventry, Warwickshire, Benedictine cathedral priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Liber ecclesie cathedralis Coventrie [...]" (s. xv). Letter mark (?) "S." (MLGB3)
'Ex dono Edoardj Lapworth in medicina doctoris et prælectoris Philosophiæ Naturalis Sidleyani'
Lapworth was professor from 1621 to 1636, and this book appears to have been received not later than about 1630, perhaps about 1620-1625
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2023-03-27: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)