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

MS. Jones 59

Summary Catalogue no.: 8967


Customary, Use of Sarum

The first part of the Customary, ending abruptly in chapter 50; several local rubrics of Sarum are suppressed.

W. H. J. Frere, The Use of Sarum, I, The Sarum customs as set forth in the consuetudinary and customary (1898), p. lviii and collated as siglum J.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 63 (62) + i leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 115 × 85 mm.


16 lines, written space 66 × 51 mm.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol.2: ‘Lud: Stephens Æd: Christi Alumni 1563’ (Summary Catalogue reads '1553'); fol.3: ‘Raphe Jeferson’, Robert Bohne, Winchester (16th or 17th century); fol.3v, 18v, 25, 28v, 30, 31v, 32: John, Thomas, Robert and Margaret Harison (16th or 17th century); fol.22: Robert Hale; fol.23v: Richard and William Sudler (?); fol.5, 19v: Thomas Hatten (15th century); fol.39v: John Heaton alias Haryson of Atherton (16th or 17th century).

Henry Jones, -1707

Received by the Bodleian, 1708.

Record Sources

Description adapted (Dec. 2021) from S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 3: Rituals and Directories (typescript, 1957), p. 233b, and from the Summary Catalogue.

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-20: First online publication.