MS. Lat. liturg. e. 44
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Fragments. Apparently an adaptation of the Roman use, as in most surviving books from the diocese.
parts: (fol. cxxviii–ix verso) part of feria iv - end of feria vi after Easter; (fol. cxxxi r-v) parts of first and second Sundays after Easter, the second being described as the first Sunday after the octave of Easter; (fol. cxxxix–cxlviii) end of feria iii after Pentecost - middle of 8th Sunday after the octave of Pentecost. The mass for Trinity Sunday is included (fol. cxliiv) but headed ‘Dominica in octabas [corr. from prima] pentecosten.’ The Sundays which follow are counted from the octave of Pentecost. There is no mass for Corpus Christi; (fol. cl–clviii) part of the 10th Sunday - part of Saturday after the 17th Sunday; (fol. clx–clxiiii verso) part of the 18th Sunday - 24th Sunday;
The order for private and ferial masses composed by Haymo of Faversham in 1243, ed. S.J.P. van Dijk, Sources of the modern Roman liturgy II, 1963, pp.3–14. The rest of fol.clxviii and most of the verso were originally blank
Includes a full mass for the Transfiguration (fol.cxciii, beg.: ‘Introitus’ Intonuit de celo dominus) and, in addition to the usual ‘Haymonian’ series, collect, secret and post-communion for: St. Barbara, octave of St. Andrew, Sts. Ambrose, Eulalia, Hilary, Tarsicia, Blaise, Scholastica, Peter Martyr, Cirycus and Julitta, Martial, Christopher, Martha, Radegund, Bernard, Julian, Fausta, Jerome, Faith, Gerald, Amantius, Leonard and Dalmatius. Eusebius is treated separately instead of being incorporated in the Vigil of the Assumption. Cf. the Sanctorale in the 15th-cent. Rodez breviary, Paris, B.N.lat. 13236, described by Leroquais, Bréviaires III, pp.241–3.
50–58 lines ruled in crayon, but only 25–29 lines written (writing below the top line), i.e. every other line is left blank
Red initials flourished in purple.
Provenance and Acquisition
Hodgsons, 16 Nov. 1962, lot 601
Given to the Bodleian by H. P. Morrison.
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