Summary Catalogue no.: 21901
Bible (second part: end of Maccabees to Apocalypse)
Epistle and Gospel list, Use of Sarum
Added, early 15th century. Temporale (fol. 103v), mutilated at the beginning; sanctorale (fol. 105); common of the saints (fol. 105vc); votive masses (fol. 106ra); order of the lessons at matins of the dead (fol. 106rc). A contemporary hand marked the liturgical gospels in the margins (fols. 4ff., 8ff., 15, 18v, 21v, etc.) and sometimes the epistles (fols. 75v, 76v, 79v, 85); another (?) hand added some pericopes in the Epistles of St. Paul (fols. 48vff., 53vff., 58vff., 61vff., 63vff.; see 97 ff.).
106 + ii fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 288 × 185 mm.
2 col. of 52 lines, 188 × 115 mm.
List in 3 col. of 52 lines, 260 × 160 mm.
Good borders, historiated and other initials. Fol. 1 has 16 initials cut from an Old Testament, probably that belonging with this MS., pasted on it. (P&A i. 556)
Illuminated initials at the beginning of each prologue, Gospel and Epistle.
Origin: 13th century, end; list added, early (?) 15th century
; French; list added in England (?)
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.
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 556
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.