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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 47

Summary Catalogue no.: 18940


(fols. 458–60v)
Epistle and Gospel list

Added in a contemporary hand. Temporale, sanctorale and common; the latter being preceded by some votive masses. Incipits only. St Blaise (3 Febr.)not filled in, while St Bernard occurs (20 Aug.).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 1 + 460 (459) + ii fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 212 × 153 mm.
Dimensions (written): 143 × 102 mm.


list in 3 col.


Good historiated and other initials. (P&A i. 562)


Origin: c. 1240–1250 ; French, Paris

Provenance and Acquisition

In Italy in the 15th century (the first fly leaf with a list of chapters in Italian handwriting).

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici, -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.

Record Sources

S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957); Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)


    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 562

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.