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

MS. Lat. liturg. c. 35

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

Antiphonal. (fragment: one leaf, containing part of the common of the Dedication)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii(paper) + 1 + xiv (paper)
Dimensions (leaf): 315 × 235 mm.
Dimensions (written): 242 × 175 mm.

Layout

11 long lines each with a musical stave.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

Decoration

One puzzle initial in red and blue, with a reserved dragon design (fol. 1r); six border roundels, in red, blue, and yellow, two of them containing birds/dragons; two initials in red with purple penwork; plain ink initials, many of them containing male faces in profile.

Binding

Modern plain parchment, signed by Maltby, Oxford

History

Origin: 14th century, last quarter ; Scandinavian (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

J. Tregaskis, Caxton Head Cat. 1013, 1935, item 40

Given to the Bodleian by F. E. Norris, in 1952.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s