MS. Lat. liturg. e. 13
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Ordinary of the mass
Including general rubrics (fol. 10), collects for the taking of the vestments, the ritual for the distribution of holy communion (fol.14v), and the intonations and prefaces with musical notation (fol.16). Fol. 32v, order of votive masses during the week 'quando alia specialis non habetur'.
Series of tractus
Clauses to be added to the last collect on Sundays
Common of the saints
Collects and other prayers for Sunday masses throughout the year.
Mostly 27–30 long lines, or seven staves.
19 long lines in the canon.
Gothic notation on four staves of four red lines.
Fine miniature of the Crucifixion, pasted on to fol.33v. Probably an early work of Ulrich Schreier, c. 1460-70. (P&A i. 157, pl. XI).
Plain red and blue initials.
Original binding of blind-stamped pink morocco over boards, with metal clasps (one missing) and bosses.
Fol. 2, 3, 88 and 89 are from a 14th cent. gradual without music.
Provenance and Acquisition
Written for a Benedictine nunnery in the diocese of Salzburg. On fol.42v and 43 there are prayers for pope Alexander VI, 1492–1503 and Leonhardus [von Keutschach], bp. of Salsburg, 1495–1519, for ‘abbatiasam nostram’ and ‘abbatem nostrum’.
Not noticed in Watson, Dated and datable manuscripts in Oxford libraries.
Bequeathed by him to F. Madan.
Given by Madan to the Bodleian in 1917.