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

MS. Add. A. 373

Summary Catalogue no.: 29624


Liber Quare
Rubric: Ratio eorum que frunt in ecclesia per circulum anni (fol. 1)
Rubric: Incipiunt Sacramenta (fol. 74)
Incipit: Consideranda est causa singulorum
Incipit: Cum multa sint sacramenta
Explicit: peccatorum nostrorum uulnera
ed. G. P. Götz, CCCM 60, this MS. siglum Oa.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 100 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.75 × 5.375 in.


Origin: 12th century, late ; German (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol. i once bore an early record of possession, beginning 'Liber ...', but almost all the leaf is cut off.

'Fol. 99. d. 1 April 1835. Bibl. Bülov Beyern⟨aumburg⟩, G. H. Sc̄hr.'

Lot 878 in the Carnaby sale on Nov. 26, 1886.

Bought for the Library for £2 8s.

MS. Add. A. 373, endleaf (fol. 100)


Language(s): Latin


Fragment of the temporale: portions of the mass of Maundy Thursday and the Washing of the Feet.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: upper part of a leaf
Dimensions (fragment): 137 × 215 mm.


long lines, originally about 193 mm. width

Musical Notation:

Half-diastematic (Aquitanian?) point neums in one place only.


Origin: 11th century (first half (?)) ; France (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (Oct. 2022) from the following sources with additional reference to published literature as cited:
S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 5: Fragments - Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 130 (endleaf)
Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2022-10: Revised to incorporate all information in printed catalogues.