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

MS. Laud Misc. 329

Summary Catalogue no.: 797


Processional, Augustinian use.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).


Pächt and Alexander iii. 1153:

Lombards in pen.


Origin: 15th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

St Osyth, Essex, Augustinian abbey of St Peter, St Paul, and St Osyth: Long litany: virgins in order Anna, Maria Magdalen, Osytha, Felicitas, Perpetus, Agatha . . . (45 more); hymn for the translation of St Osyth (fol. 42v), hymn for St Osyth (fol. 7r–12v). 'In translacione sancte Osithe ad proc' salue festa die toto uenerabilis (?) Qua pia translata uernat osytha sacra' (fol. 42v). (MLGB3: Liturgical evidence, often to be found in the kalendar).

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


    Online resources:

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3: Rituals and Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 87

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.