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Bod-Inc: M-273


Missale Saresberiense (Salisbury).


Analysis of Content

S1r [Title-page.]

S2r [Calendarium.] Missale Sarum, 17**–28**.

S8r ‘Benedictio salis et aque'. Missale Sarum, 29**–34**.

a1r [Proprium de tempore.] Missale Sarum, 1-550.

l2r [Ordinarium missae.] The Ordinarium is inserted between the vigil of Easter and Easter day. Missale Sarum, 577-610, 635-8.

m1r [Canon missae.] Missale Sarum, 613-34.

s3r ‘In dedicatione ecclesie'. Followed by ‘In octaua dedicationis', ‘In consecratione ecclesie', ‘In reconciliatione ecclesie'. Missale Sarum, 549-60.

s5r [Proprium de sanctis.] From ‘In vigilia sancti Andree' to ‘Lini pp'. Missale Sarum, 657-984.

ā1r ‘Commune sanctorum'. Missale Sarum, 657*–734*.

b’8v [Missae votivae.] Missale Sarum, 735*–828*.

ē3v ‘Ordo ad faciendum sponsalia'. Missale Sarum, 829*–50*.

F1v ‘Ordo ad seruitium peregrinorum'. Missale Sarum, 850*–59*.

F3v [Missae pro defunctis.] Missale Sarum, 859*–85*.

G4r ‘Ordo de kyrie'. Missale Sarum, 928*–33*.


Imprint: Rouen: Martin Morin, 12 Oct. 1492. Folio.


Collation: S a–l8 [*2] m4 n–z [et] ā b' c̄ d’8 ē F G6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: im00719260

Hain: C 4227;


Proctor: Pr 8773;

Others: Duff 323; Meyer-Baer 178; Sheppard 6814-15; STC 16166; Weale–Bohatta 1389.

LCN: 14515964


Copy number: M-273(1)

Wanting S1.8, 3, gatherings a and b, l8, two unsigned leaves containing woodcuts before the Canon, m1-3 containing the Canon, and G6 containing the colophon. The lower part of G5 cut away. The missing text is supplied by leaves from Morin's Sarum Missal of 26 Nov. 1510, numbered as follows: fol. 1 (A1); fol. lxxxvii (containing Crucifixion cut and Conclusiones missarum), on parchment; ff. [lxxxviii], lxxxix–xci (the Canon), the first three on parchment; ff. ccxxv–ccxliiii (in error for 234) (missa pro mortalitate, etc., colophon).

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Seventeenth-century English blind-tooled calf. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of upper cover.

Size: 328 × 230 × 65 mm.

Size of leaf: 303 × 214 mm.

The parchment rear endleaf consists of a manuscript commentary on the Sentences of Petrus Lombardus, book 3.

In the upper margin of S4r, an inscription in a sixteenth-century English hand: ‘Missale secundum Usum Sarum Rothomage 1510 Hen[rici] 8i 2o’. The feast for the octave of St Thomas (5 Jan.) has been cancelled in the calendar, and the feast for his translation erased in the sanctoral on x5v. The word ‘pope' is erased throughout. Manuscript music notation on four red staves supplied in ink. Modern manuscript pagination in the upper right-hand corner of the rectos: 1-463.

The cut of the Crucifixion on fol. lxxxvii and that of the Father enthroned on fol. [lxxxviii] of Morin's 1510 edition coloured. On fol. [lxxxviii] verso, also from Morin's 1510 edition, a six-line initial ‘T' is supplied in black with white acanthus-leaf decoration on a square gold ground, with a red rose in the area defined by the letter. Four- to five-line initials are supplied in red with white and blue decoration on a square gold ground, with flowers in the area defined by the letter. Three-line initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue. Other two-line initials are supplied in red or blue. Capitals touched with yellow wash. Ruling in red ink.

Provenance: Acquired by 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, II 186.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: C 1. 15 Th. (`15' across the fore-edge; Fysher); C 4. 8 Th.; Arch. Bodl. D 72 subtus (`72' in white at the head of the spine); Arch. Bodl. D c.9.

SHELFMARK: Arch. B c.5.

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