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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 339

Summary Catalogue no.: 19425



Festive masses after the Office and mass of Corpus Christi (fols. 68v-81); common of the saints and votive masses after the breviary (fols. 267–74).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).


Good borders, historiated and other initials. Partly mutilated. By two hands, the second starting on fol. 82. Later drawings on the fly-leaves. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 161)


Origin: 14th century, first half ; Italian, South

Provenance and Acquisition

Liturgical evidence possibly for Carinola, Campania.

Recovered in 1449 by Ladislaus, count of Porcilia, 'decanus Aquilegiensis' (fol. i verso).

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript) Vol. 1: Mass Books; Pächt and Alexander; and the Summary Catalogue.


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 227

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.