MS. Lat. liturg. b. 4
Summary Catalogue no.: 32703
Calendar (fol. 1) January-February missing; blessing of holy water (fol. 6); temporale (fol. 7) with the marriage service (fol. 92v) and the order of the mass (fol. 95) after Holy Saturday; common of the dedication (fol. 147v); sanctorale (fol. 149), ending adruptly in the mass of the apostles Symon and Jude (fol. 28 October).
Different types of folded tags.
2 cols. of 34 lines.
Square notation on 11 staves of 4 red lines; neums are added to the passion of Good Friday (fol. 83)
Good borders, initials. (P&A iii. 718)
Coloured initials and borders (fols. 7, 17v, 21, 99v, 100, 102v, 114v, 118, etc.)
Oak boards, worm-eaten, lined with sheep-skin, contemporary, rebacked.
Provenance and Acquisition
In the kalendar is the Translation of St. Wulfstan (7 June) and the feast of St. Francis (4 October). In the litany St. Modwenna is invoked.
Dedication of St Peter's, Northampton, added in the calendar (29 May), 15th century.
Thorpe, Cat. 1836, no. 857; bought by Sir Thomas Phillipps; his MS. 9716.
Phillipps sale, 9 June 1899, lot 875; bought by the Bodleian.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.