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

Dep. d. 363

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


Breviary, noted

Fragments: bifolium and strips. The bifolium contains parts of the Historiae in the Temporale for the period after Pentecost: (fol.1) end of History of Esther, followed by ‘Hystor. diebus a kl. octob. usque ad kl. nov.’, beginning of History of Maccabees: feria i lec. i - beg. lec. iii; (fol.2) end lec. v, lec. vi; feria ii lec. i – iii; feria iii lec. i – iii (ends imperfect).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves and 6 strips (only one with text)
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 245 × 150 mm.


2 cols., 35 lines.

Musical Notation:

Neumatic notation on staves of four red lines


Initials in red or blue.


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly used as cover and in binding of parish register for 1538 – c.1564 of Cropredy, N. Oxon.

Deposited by the vicar and P.C.C. of Cropredy, 1971.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library Staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.