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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 19

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

Contents

Psalter.
Language(s): Latin
(fol.1)

Calendar

Language(s): Latin

The feast of St. Anne is included. On 24th Sept. is ‘dedicatio ecclesie Norwici’.

(fol.7)

Psalter

Language(s): Latin
(fol.202v)

Canticles

(weekly and (fol.214v) daily)
Language(s): Latin
(fol.219v)

Quicunque vult

Language(s): Latin
(fol.222v)

Litany

Language(s): Latin
(fol.232v)
Prayers to the Trinity
Incipit: Domine deus pater omnipotens qui consubstancialem.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: Syon montem
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 244 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 120 × 80 mm.
Dimensions (written): 75 × 40 mm.

Collation

1(6), 2(8)–30(8), 31(4), catchwords

Decoration

Plain and flourished red and blue initials with border (fol. 7).

Binding

Original binding of red calf on boards, with two clasps now missing.

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; English, Norwich (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

'Dedicatio ecclesie Norwici' (Cal., 24 Sept.)

Norwich Cathedral Library (?) pressmark 'a xxiij', 15th century

'Dame Thomas Hughson est huius libri posessor'. Her husband was sacristan of Norwich Cathedral in 1547, and rector of St. Michael at Pleas in 1560. (Blomfield, Topographical Hist. of Norfolk IV 7, 327).

'Katherine Corbet', 16th century

Bishop Lowth (?) (1710-87)

Miss A. S. Bourne

Given to Charles Martin, of Dartington, 1872

Given to the Bodleian by Mrs. Dora F. Martin, of Ottery St Mary, 1918.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s. More recently described in Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 214-18.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)