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

MS. Gough Liturg. 16

Summary Catalogue no.: 18334


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Square notation on long staves of 4 red lines (see van Dijk 1957).


Coloured initials.


White leather on boards, contemporary.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

William Herbert, 1718-1795; probably lot 902 in his sale, 21 Nov. 1798.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3: Rituals and Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 64

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.