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

MS. Rawl. liturg. f. 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 15851

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 6 and 170–280 || fols. 7–169

Binding

Leather with fleurs-de-lys and other devices stamped in gold, and a picture of the Crucifixion on each side (16th cent. ?).

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

MS. Rawl. liturg. f. 26 – Part 1

Contents

Book of Hours, Use of Rome.
Language(s): Latin, French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. Calendar with cycle of years from 1504 to 1527. (Pächt and Alexander i. 821)

History

Origin: c. 1504 (?) ; French

MS. Rawl. liturg. f. 26 – Part 2

Contents

Book of Hours, Use of Dol (?)
Language(s): Latin, French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures by Maître François. (Pächt and Alexander i. 713, pl. LIV)

History

Origin: c. 1460 ; French, Brittany

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (17 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 50

Last Substantive Revision

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