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

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6

Summary Catalogue no.: 30556

Physical Description

Composite (guardbook): fols. 1–2 || fol. 10 || fol. 105 || other fragments

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6 – Part 1

Contents

Paulus Diaconus, Homily on Vigil of the Nativity (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature (drawing) which has almost completely vanished. (Pächt and Alexander i. 103, pl. VIII)

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; Austrian, Salzburg (?)

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6 – Part 2

Contents

Antiphonal (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander i. 64)

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6 – Part 3

Contents

Missal, Use of Sarum (fragment)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border, initials (mutilated). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 808, pl. LXXVIII)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6 – Part 4

Contents

Liturgical fragments (chiefly from bindings, many with musical notes)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 11th century - 16th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.