MS. Canon. Liturg. 197
Summary Catalogue no.: 19310
Calendar (fol. 1); temporale (fol. 7) with general rubrics (fol. 115) and order of the mass (fol. 115v: Paratus sacerdos); sanctorale (fol. 173v), ending with the masses ad sponsam benedicendam (fol. 219) and contra epydemiam; blessing of holy water (fol. 221); common of the saints and the dedication (fol. 223c); votive masses (fol. 244).
2 col. of 29 lines
Square notation on 7 staves of 3 or 4 red lines.
Fine miniatures, borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 561, pl. LII)
Initials and coloured borders (fols. 16v, 21, 22, etc.); at the beginning of the canon (125) a miniature of the Last Supper.
Provenance and Acquisition
Pietro dei Bruti, bishop of Croya (1471) and Cattaro (1474), d. 1493: arms, titlepage (see fol. 21v): Per bend or and azure with 8 stars counterchanged, and between the col. the text ARMA DEI BRUTI ANTICA ROMANESCA FONDATA SEY (?) IN LA CITA D’ CAPO. In the Exultet (fol. 104v) and the Bidding Prayers of Good Friday (fol. 95) are mentioned a pope S[ixtus IV] and the emperor F[rederick IV]. Pietro dei Bruti became bishop of Croja in the year of pope Sixtus’ election.
Cardinal Giovanni Battista de Zeno of Venica (1468–1501): full-page arms, fol. 7v full-page arms of , added on a blank leaf.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.