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

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16

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

Liturgical fragments, accessioned before 1976, mostly from bindings of Bodleian MSS and printed books.

Physical Description

Composite: guardbook

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Breviary (portable)

Temporale: portion of the historia of Ezechiel; (fol.5) sanctorale, May 3–19

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 8 leaves

Collation

outer bifolia of 2 quires

Layout

2 cols., 30 lines

History

Origin: Dutch ; 14th century, late

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.9)
Missal (part of a leaf containing portions of the end of the canon, the Pater noster and the Libera nos)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1100 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

From the front cover of MS. Bodley 391 (S.C. 2222) which belonged to St. Augustine's, Canterbury

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.10)
Missal (two strips containing portions of the canon from Memento domine to the Supplices te rogamus)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 4

Contents

(fol.14)
Calendar (strip containing portions of January and February)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.15)
Collectar (7th (?) and 8th Sundays after Pentecost, fragment of a leaf)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 6

Contents

(fol.17)
Psalter (fragment of a leaf containing portions of Ps. i and ii)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 7

Contents

(fol.19)
Breviary (portable) (strip containing portions of the 3rd nocturne of matins and lauds for St. John the evangelist)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; French (?)

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 8

Contents

(fol.21–24, 26)
Breviary (portable)

Temporale: portions from Sunday and Monday after the octave of the Epiphany. The correct order of the leaves is probably 24, 21, 26, 22, 23; 21, 26 and 22, 23 being consecutive.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

19 long lines

History

Origin: 14th century ; Dutch

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 9

Contents

(fol.25)
Breviary (portable) (temporale: antiphons for Easter and part of the Sunday after Easter)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

20 long lines

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 10

Contents

(fol.28)
Sacramentary (fragment of a leaf containing the bidding prayers for Good Friday and the blessings of incense and fire on Holy Saturday)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century ; French

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 11

Contents

(fol.30)
Missal (noted)

Sanctorale: portions of the Purification (2 Feb.), of St. Blaise (3 Feb.) and feasts of 17–27 March

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

Written in long lines

Musical Notation:

Adiastematic non-rhythmical neums

History

Origin: c.1100 ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 12

Contents

(fol.33)
Breviary (noted choir breviary) (see MS. Lat. liturg. b. 7, fol. 31, 32)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 13

Contents

(fol.35)
Breviary, Use of Sarum (noted choir breviary) (sanctorale: portion of the office of Sts. Philip and James (1st May))
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 14

Contents

(fol. 36, 38, 39)
Breviary (noted choir breviary)

Temporale: portions of the 1st week in Advent (fol.38vr), of the 2nd Sunday (fol. 39) and 3rd Sunday (fol. 36)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of a single leaf and a bifolium

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: English ; 13th or 14th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 15

Contents

(fol.37)
Missal (noted),

temporale: portion of Ember Saturday in Advent

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

Written in long lines

Musical Notation:

Adiastematic neums, partly erased and rewritten with Gothic notation on staves of 4 black lines,

History

Origin: 11th or 12th century ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from MS. Hamilton 48, an Erfurt book

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 16

Contents

(fol.40)
Breviary, Use of Sarum (choir breviary),

temporale: portions of the office and services of Easter Sunday

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of the inner bifolium of a quire

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 17

Contents

(fol.42)
Breviary (choir breviary)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of 4 leaves

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 18

Contents

(fol.46)
Gradual,

temporale: offertory of Friday in the 2nd week of Lent to the gradual of the following Sunday, with a fragment of the preceding Ember week

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf and one fragment

Layout

19 long lines

Musical Notation:

Adiastematic non-rhythmical neums

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from Auct. I. Q. V. 56, which belonged to the Cistercian abbey of Fürstenfeld (dioc. of Freising)

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 19

Contents

(fol.48)
Sacramentary, Gilbertine use,

temporale: portions of Tuesday - Saturday in Passion week

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 20

Contents

(fol.49)
Mass ordinal,

temporale: Ember Saturday in Lent - Thursday in Passion week

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

Layout

long lines

History

Origin: 15th century ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 21

Contents

(fol.51)
Pontifical,

containing portion of the dedication of a church

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: inner bifolium of quire

Layout

2 cols., 29 lines, the bottom line cropped by binder.

Musical Notation:

Some square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th century ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 22

Contents

(fol.53)
Processional, Use of Sarum,

sanctorale: conception of the Virgin (8 Dec.), and feasts of 20 Dec. - 2 Jan.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: inner bifolium of quire

Layout

long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 9 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 23

Contents

(fol.55)
Breviary (portable),

temporale: two strips containing lessons from Ezechiel xxxiv and xxxvii and Ecclesiastes vi and vii

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

2 cols., 37–40 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 24

Contents

(fol.57)
Book of Hours

part of Ps. 96

part of matins of the B.V.M.

prayer

Incipit: Tribue quesumus domine omnes sanctos
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: three leaves

Layout

14 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; Flemish (?) or ; French, North (?)

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 25

Contents

(fol.60)
Book of Hours, Use of Sarum

parts of sext, vespers and compline of the B.V.M.

vigils of the dead (fol.64)

devotion on the words of the Salve regina (fol.68)

prayer

Incipit: Omnipotens sempiterne deus
(Sarum Hours, 1536 edition, fol.xxxix)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of 4 bifolia

Decoration

small gold initials on blue and mauve grounds

History

Origin: 14th century, late

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 26

Contents

(fol.72)
Gradual,

strip containing portion of the common of confessors

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 27

Contents

(fol.73)
Proser,

strip containing the beginning of Qui regis sceptra and a strophe of Iubilemus omnes (3rd and 4th Sundays in Advent)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th cent

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 28

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th or 13th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 29

Contents

(fol.75)
Psalter

Fragment, containing portions of Ps. 139 and 140.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

20 long lines

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 30

Contents

(fol.76)
Missal, Use of Sarum,

two strips containing portions of the ‘exorcismus salis et aque’ and from the temporale, the third Sunday in Advent

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 31

Contents

(fol.78)
Tonale
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Point-neum notation on staves of 4 red lines, each of which is marked with a clef: c.a.f.D.

History

Origin: 12th century

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 32

Contents

(fol.80)
Breviary (portable)

Temporale: portions of the week before Christmas, Christmas eve and day. The correct order of the leaves is 82, 81, 80.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium and a fragment

Layout

32 long lines

History

Origin: c. 1400

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 33

Contents

(fol.83)
Gradual,

temporale: portions of masses in Advent

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 bifolia

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Neumatic notation, transitional between gothic notation and point neums, on 12 staves of 4 black lines

History

Origin: c. 1200 ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 34

Contents

(fol.87)
Hymnal,

temporale: portions of hymns from Easter to Corpus Christi

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: three fragments

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Heavy square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 35

Contents

(fol.90)
Hymnal,

temporale: portions of hymns for Sundays, Advent, Christmastide, Lent and Easter

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of 6 leaves

Layout

long lines

Musical Notation:

Adiastematic, non-rhythmical neums added (fol.91)

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 36

Contents

(fol.96)
Hymns (Inventor rutili and the beginning of Rex sanctorum angelorum)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

History

Origin: 15th (?) cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 37

Contents

(fol.97)
Processional, Use of Sarum,

temporale; St. Stephen's day

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 6 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 38

Contents

(fol.99)
Processional, Use of Sarum,

sanctorale for 21–25 Jan. and 9 May – 24 June

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: two inner bifolia

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 7 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 39

Contents

(fol.103)
Processional, Use of Sarum,

reject bifolium from the temporale, Easter tide

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

7 staves of 4 red lines without notes

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 40

Contents

(fol.105)
Breviary,

sanctorale: portions of matins and lauds of St. Sebastian

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 34–35 lines

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 41

Contents

(fol.106)
Breviary (choir breviary) ,

temporale: portions of matins and lauds of the vigil of Christmas

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: upper part of a bifolium

Layout

Written in long lines

Musical Notation:

Adiastematic, non-rhythmical neums

History

Origin: 12th cent. ; German

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 42

Contents

(fol.108)
Calendar

May–July, only black letter days filled in

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: inner bifolium

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; Dutch, Utrecht (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Calendar includes feast of St. Odulf, 12th June

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 43

Contents

(fol.110)
Legendary (?),

portion of a legend of St. Blaise

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf
Dimensions (written): 180

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 11th cent. ; German (?)

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 44

Contents

(fol.111)
Psalter

Ps. xvi.3–xvii.7 and xvii.50–xviii.7

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

21 long lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 45

Contents

(fol.113)
Gradual, Use of Sarum,

sanctorale: Purification of the Virgin

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 12 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 46

Contents

(fol.114)
Office book (monastic), perhaps a diurnal

Containing portions of the kalendar (15–31 Jan.), the sanctorale (31 Jan. – 2 Feb., 4–8 Aug., 18–29 Sept.), and the common of saints, the latter with lessons

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 5 pages and 2 fragments
Dimensions (leaf): 80 × 60 mm.
Dimensions (written): 55 × 35 mm.

Layout

17 long lines

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 47

Contents

(fol.121)
Breviary (choir breviary),

temporale: portion of matins of Good Friday

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: inner bifolia of quire

Layout

26 long lines ruled in dry point

Musical Notation:

Diastematic point-neums on staves of 3 lines (dry point, red and yellow)

History

Origin: early 12th cent. ; Italian

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 48

Contents

(fol.125)
Psalter

Choir Psalter: fragment, Ps. 33.8–22

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

17 long lines

History

Origin: 12th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 49

Contents

(fol.126)
Breviary, Use of Sarum,

containing portions of terce and prime for Sundays

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 50

Contents

(fol.127)
Kyriale,

containing troped glorias

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: part of three leaves

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: late 12th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 51

Contents

(fol.130–134)
Missal, Use of Sarum

Temporale: portion of 1st and 2nd Sundays in Advent, Sabbatum IV temporum and Trinity Sunday; sanctorale: portions of the Nativity and Conception of the Virgin, the Exaltation of the Cross (14 Sept.) and St. Matthew (21 Sept.); common of saints from the birth-day of a confessor and bishop to that of several confessors

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: portions of 5 leaves

Layout

2 cols., 54 lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 52

Contents

(fol.135)
Breviary (Augustinian),

antiphons for the common of several martyrs and of a bishop and confessor

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

Long lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 13th cent., first half ; English

MS. Lat. liturg. d. 16 - Part 53

Contents

(fol.136)
Missal,

sanctorale : St.Eleatherius

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 4 strips

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; Italian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.

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