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

MS. Broxb. 89.4

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Former shelfmark: Broxbourne ledger no. R 1105

Contents

Missal, Use of Tournai
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 297 + iii
Dimensions (leaf): 230 × 170 mm.

Layout

Fols. v-x: 1 col., c. 31 lines, written space 150 × 115 mm.

Fols. 161-179: 1 col., 19 lines of script or 7 lines of script and 7 staves of music, or a variable mixture, written space 155-65 × 110 mm. .

Otherwise 2 cols., 36 lines, column space 145 × 45-50 mm.

Musical Notation:

Musical notation on staves.

Decoration

Illuminated border.

Illuminated initials.

Coloured initials.

Rubrics.

Binding

Leather over boards, early 16th century.

Blind-stamped.

Rebacked.

History

Origin: 1508 ; Flemish, Bruges

Provenance and Acquisition

‘Hic liber emptus a Johanne de hannonia nondum ligatus. Per venerabiles viros dominum Judocum bochstael presbitrum. Fratrem Danielem scuppelin magistrum. fratrem Leonardum van den beckene professum prochialis[sic] ecclesie et domus marie magdalene iuxta brugis. et per petrum van cassele decanum et quamplures confratres gulde seu confraternitatis ad nutum et ad vsum altaris sancti Alexij confessoris in eadem ecclesia situatis[sic]. Anno domini Millesimo quingentesimo octauo. Decima octaua die mensis Septembris. Per me Jacobum Byens fideliter scriptum. et eciam ad deo laudem correcte completum. Ad vsum cathedralis ecclesiae Tornacensis. I.0.5.8[sic] 16. octobris’ (fol. 291v).

Albert Ehrman (1890-1969)

Presented to the Bodleian by his son, John Ehrman, in 1978 through the Friends of the National Libraries.

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2019) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 134

Last Substantive Revision

2019-08-08: Description revised with reference to Watson.