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

MS. Rawl. liturg. e. 9

Summary Catalogue no.: 15777


Book of Hours, Use of Sarum (some leaves lost)

made for John Wakering, bishop of Norwich 1416-25 , with his arms (fol.1 r).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good borders, one historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 865)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial D
  • Subject Kneeling cleric (John Wakering, bp. of Norwich (?)) with Trinity.


Origin: c. 1416-1425 ; English, Norwich

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973). Additional description of decoration by Elizabeth Solopova, c. 2000.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)