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

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 11

Summary Catalogue no.: 33556



Local use.

Kalendar (fol. 2); Accessus misse (fol. 5) and order of the mass; blessing of holy water (fol. 13); temporale (fol. 15); mass of the dedication (fol. 147v); sanctorale (fol. 149), beginning with the mass of St. Barbara; common (fol. 192v); votive masses (fol. 205v); series of Alleluia versicles of the Virgin and the common of the saints (fol. 225v); proser (fol. 226); some additions, among which Missa de lancea domini (fol. 236v).

Leather tags.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 237 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 274 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): c. 200 × 130 mm.


2 col. of 33-4 lines


Fleuronnée initials. (P&A i. 146)

Rubrics in black, sometimes with a thin red line through the text. Rudely executed initials.


Origin: 14th century, second half ; Bohemian

Provenance and Acquisition

Parish church of 'masspic', 'Maspicz', 'Massowicz', 'Marspicz' (identified by Gaudek (2012) as the parish church of St John the Baptist, Mašovice, near Znojmo, Moravia). Fol.1: 'jura parochialia in masspic sunt hec'; fol.1v: 'Iste liber missalis est ecclesie in Maspicz'; 'Vos Iohannes dei gratia episcopus olmucensis' (John Očko of Wlaschim, bp. of Olmüts, 1351-64, and Prague, 1364-80); 'Anno domini millesimo trecentesimo nonagesimo currents. Sicut Iohannes subdiaconus … Rectoris ecclesie in Massowicz' … (see fol. 9v); fol. 9: 'Hec sunt nomina mortuorum ecclesie Marspicz'.

fol.2: 'Pro bibliotheca Praepositurae S. Hippolythi 1769': Hradiště (Znojmo), library of the Provost of the Knights of the Cross with the Red Star (not St. Pölten, Austria).

A note in Czech (fol. 1v).

Franz Trau (1843-1905)

His sale, 28 Oct. 1905, lot. 11.

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford Vol. 1: Mass Books, Pächt and Alexander, and the Summary Catalogue (1924).


    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 146

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.