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

MS. Rawl. liturg. e. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 15837


Breviary, Dominican,

made for use in the Convent of nuns of St. Louis at Poissy, near Paris

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Music (see van Dijk 1957).


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 755)


Stamped leather on boards, contemporary.


Origin: 15th century, late ; French, Poissy (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1895). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 282

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.