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

MS. Liturg. 401

Summary Catalogue no.: 29450

Former shelfmark: MS. Canon. Liturg. 401


Book of Hours, Use of Sarum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures, historiated and other initials. Written in England. (Pächt and Alexander i. 348, pl. XXVII)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; English, Flemish

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


This item will be on display in the exhibition "Chaucer Here and Now", Bodleian Libraries, Weston Library, 8 December 2023 – 28 April 2024. It will not be orderable between those dates or for a short period before or afterwards.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (12 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 158

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.