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

MS. Rawl. C. 168

Summary Catalogue no.: 12031

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

The four parts together in the collection of Sir James Ware, 1594-1666: MS. Theol. 18 in his catalogue of 1648.

Henry, Earl of Clarendon (Catalogus Manuscriptorum Angliae 2/2 no. 18).

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed by him to the Bodleian.

MS. Rawl. C. 168 - Part 1

Contents

Jacobus de Voragine , Legenda aurea (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century and 15th century ; English

MS. Rawl. C. 168 - Part 2 (fols. 46-108)

Contents

Missal, Use of Sarum (incomplete)

Extensive fragment consisting of the temporale, from the last rubric of Ash Wednesday to the octave of Easter. The much mutilated order of the mass and the canon begin on fol. 89 (43) and 100 (54); the former with the musical notation of the Gloria and Credo intonations and the tones of the lessons.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 61 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 310 × 205 mm.
Dimensions (written): 205 × 125 mm.

Condition

Many leaves missing or mutilated.

Layout

2 col. of 41 lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 14 staves of 4 red lines

History

Origin: 15th century, late or 16th century, early ; English

Provenance

Canterbury Cathedral, chantry of archbishop William Warham: Hunc librum donavit Reverendissimus in Christo pater dominus Willelmus Warham cantuar. Archiepiscopus ad usum celebrantium pro anima eiusdem in cantaria per eum fundata iuxta locum //// in parte boriali navis ecclesie Cantuar. (fol. 99v (53v))

Fol. 108: Alexander Evers est possessor huius libri.

Fol. 108: Ja. Dillon.

Fol.93 (47): Donaldus Hoye.

MS. Rawl. C. 168 - Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century and 15th century ; English

MS. Rawl. C. 168 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Year Book, 12 Richard II
Language(s): Latin
2.
Register of writs (part)
Language(s): Latin
3.
Charters
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century and 15th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862-1900) and supplementary sources. Description of part 2 based on S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript) Vol. 1: Mass Books.

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