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MS. Lat. liturg. g. 2

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


Diurnale, Use of the order of Vallombrosa (portable)
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin
Rubric: Psalterium secundum [usum] ordinis Vall[umbros]e
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin
Language(s): Latin
Office of the Virgin
Language(s): Latin
(fol.419) (fol.429)
Language(s): Latin
Order of the gradual psalms
Language(s): Latin
Blessings at matins
Language(s): Latin
(fol.437) (fol.507)
Common of the saints
Language(s): Latin
Old Testament lessons, prayers and the hymns Audi benigne conditor and Christe qui lux es et dies. (added at end by another hand) Fols. 112v, 235, 236, 434–6v are blank.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 515 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 80 × 65 mm.
Dimensions (written): 50–60 × 35–40 mm.
Thickness 60 mm.


1(12), 2(10)–22(10), 23(14), 24(10), 25(10), 26(12), 27(10)–31(10), 32(10)(wants 5 and 6), 33(10)–50(10), 51(6) catchwords in the second hand only


hand 1, 17–18, and hand 2, 14 long lines


Written in two hands, (1) an Italian Gothic hand, that of dominus Ciprianus, fols. 13–278v and 437–506v; (2) a humanist hand, calendar (fols. 1–12), and fols. 279–453


Border, initials. (P&A ii. 895)

Initial and partial border in blue, red, green and gold (fol.13), the rest plain red


gilt-tooled red morocco binding.


Origin: c. 1486 ; Italian, North

Provenance and Acquisition

'Dominus Ciprianus scripsit hoc diurnum explevit autem secundo ydus martii MCCCCLXXXVI' (fol. 261v)

Memoria of St. John Gualbert and Bernardus Ubertus, bishop of Parma 1106–1103 'quorum relique hic sunt'

'From the Library of Sir David Dundas of Ochtertyre bequeathed to Charles Howard'

Bought, 1928

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.