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.