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

MS. Auct. D. 3. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 2032



After the psalter (Hebrew and Gallican in parallel columns) follow the daily and weekly canticles (fol. 235), Te deum and Quicumque, the litany of the saints (fol. 237), antiphons and collects of the office of the dead (fol. 237v) and the order of the corresponding collects (fol. 237vb).

Followed by:

Epistle and Gospel list (Augustinian)

Temporale (fol. 469); sanctorale (fol. 469vd); common of the saints (fol. 470vc); four votive masses (fol. 470vd). Incipits only.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 3 + 477 + 4 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 267 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 235 × 180 mm.


List in 4 col. of 74 lines


Fine miniatures, historiated and other borders, historiated and other initials. Fine penwork borders and initials. Related in style to the Windmill Psalter.(P&A iii. 473, pl. XLVI)


Red leather with gold ornament, English, 16th century.


Origin: 13th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Liturgical evidence for an Augustinian convent.

Fol. 481 (flyleaf), indulgence of Thomas (Winterton ?), provincial of the Augustinian friars in England, late 14th century, with fleuronee initial.

Probably presented by Thomas Randal in 1602.

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 Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (14 images from 35mm slides)


    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, III (1973), no. 473