Guide To Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library


CHART OF THE BOOKS OF HOURS

Arrangement is alphabetical according to use, then chronological; the arabic numerals refer to numbered articles in descriptions.

  AMIENS BESANÇON CHÂLONS-SUR-MARNE CHARTRES LANGRES
Call number HM 1126 HM 1167 HM 1137 HM 1141 HM 1265 HM 1150 HM 1169
Country of origin France France France France France France France
Date XV2 XV/XVI XV1 XVmed XVIin XVex XVex
Calendar 1 1 2 1 2 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 2 4 3 2 3 3  
Passion accord. to John   3       12  
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 2 10 9 8 4, 8 10 7
Votive mass of the BVM              
Hours of the BVM 3 7 6 (undet. use) 3 5 4 4
Changed office of the BVM             4
Penitential psalms; litany 4 8 7 6 6 7 5
Gradual psalms              
Hours of the Cross 5 5 4 4   5 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit 6 6 5 5   6 4
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom              
Other hours              
Office of the Dead 7 9 (3 lessons) 8 7 7 8 6
Commendation of souls             6
Suffrages of saints   10 3     9, 11, 13, 14 7
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms              
Prayers 8 10   9 1, 6, 8 2, 9-11, 14 2-3, 6, 7
Didactic materials   2          
Language other than Latin French French French French French French French

  PARIS
Call number HM 1142 HM 1151 HM 1156 HM 1160 HM1138 HM 1099 HM 1100 HM 1129
Country of origin France France France France France France France France
Date XVin XVin XVin XVin XV1 XVmed XVmed XVmed
Calendar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Passion accord. to John     6 2       8
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 2 8 2 3 4 8 2 8
Votive mass of the BVM                
Hours of the BVM 3 3 3 (?) 4 3 (?) 3 3 3
Changed office of the BVM                
Penitential psalms; litany 4 4 7 7 5 5 4 6
Gradual psalms                
Hours of the Cross 6 5 4 5   6 5 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit missing 6 5 6 6 7 6 5
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours                
Office of the Dead 7 7 8 8 8 (3 lessons) 9 (undet. use) 7 7
Commendation of souls                
Suffrages of saints 8 8 9   9 4 9  
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms                
Prayers 5 8 2, 6, 9 8 3, 4, 7, 9 4 8 7, 8
Didactic materials                
Language other than Latin French French French French French French French entirely in French

  PARIS
Call number HM 1130 EL 34 A 1 HM 1128 HM 1154 HM 1163 HM 1133 HM 1147 HM 1168
Country of origin France France France France France France France France
Date XVmed XV2 XV2 XV2 XV2 XVIin XVIin XVI1
Calendar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Passion accord. to John         2      
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 2 2 2 2 3 2 9 2
Votive mass of the BVM                
Hours of the BVM 3 3 3 3 4, 8 3 4 3
Changed office of the BVM                
Penitential psalms; litany 4 4 4 4 5 4 7 6
Gradual psalms                
Hours of the Cross 5   5 5 4 5 5 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit 6   6 6 4 6 6 5
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours                
Office of the Dead 7 (?) 5 7 7 6 7 (undet. use) 8 7
Commendation of souls                
Suffrages of saints   6   8 8 8 9 8
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms                
Prayers 8 6 8 8 3, 7 9 3, 9  
Didactic materials                
Language other than Latin French French French French French French French  

  ROME
Call number HM 1104 HM 1123 HM 1134 HM 1136 HM 1143 HM 25779 HM 1132 HM 1148
Country of origin France France Flanders Flanders France Italy Italy Flanders
Date XVin XVmed XVmed XV2 XV2 XV2 XVex XVex
Calendar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 2 2 3 (John only) 5 2     6
Passion accord. to John     10   2      
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 15 2 3 9 3     2
Votive mass of the BVM       4        
Hours of the BVM 3 3 5 6 4 2 2 7
Changed office of the BVM               7
Penitential psalms; litany 4 4 7 7 7 3 6 8
Gradual psalms                
Hours of the Cross 11 5 6 2 5 4 4; 5 (long) 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit 8 6 2 (long) 3 6     5
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13   4          
Office of the Dead 5 7 (?) 8 8 (3 lessons) 8 5 3 9
Commendation of souls                
Suffrages of saints 15 (XVex)   9, 11 9 9     3
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms         11, 12, 13      
Prayers 14; 15 (XVex) 8, 9 3, 9, 10, 11   3, 10     2, 8
Didactic materials 16 (XVex)              
Language other than Latin Provençal French French   French      

  ROME
Call number HM 1157 HM 1174 HM 25773 HM 1170 HM 1181 HM 48 HM 1101 HM 1124
Country of origin Flanders Flanders Flanders France France France France France
Date XVex XVex XVex XVex XV/XVI XVIin XVIin XVIin
Calendar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 6 5   2 2 2 2 3
Passion accord. to John           2 2 3
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 8 9 7 3 3 9 2 2
Votive mass of the BVM 5 4 3         2
Hours of the BVM 7 6 4 4 4 3 3 4
Changed office of the BVM 7 6 5 4 4 3 3 4
Penitential psalms; litany 9 7 6 5 8 6 4 9
Gradual psalms                
Hours of the Cross 3 2   6 6 4 5 6
Hours of the Holy Spirit 4 3   7 7 5 6 8
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours           8   5
Office of the Dead 10 8   8 9 7 7 10
Commendation of souls                
Suffrages of saints 8 9   9 10 9 8 2, 11
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms                
Prayers 2, 7, 8, 11 9 2   5, 11 9 3 3, 7, 11
Didactic materials                
Language other than Latin       French French      

  ROME
Call number HM 1139 HM 1161 HM 1165 HM 1171 HM 1149 HM 1164 HM 1135 HM 1166
Country of origin France France France France Flanders Flanders Italy Spain
Date XVIin XVIin XVIin XVIin XVIin XVIin XVIin XVI1
Calendar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Pericopes of the Gospels 6 (John only) 2 2 3       3, 12 (both John only)
Passion accord. to John       3        
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 7 3 2 7 7      
Votive mass of the BVM             4 8
Hours of the BVM 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 7
Changed office of the BVM 3 4 4 4   4 3 7
Penitential psalms; litany 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 9
Gradual psalms               11
Hours of the Cross 3 6 4 4 2 2 10 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit 3 7 4 4 3 3 11 5
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours       4       6
Office of the Dead 5 8 6 6 6 6 8 10 (missing)
Commendation of souls                
Suffrages of saints 3, 7 9 7 8 8 8 5 13
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms 2              
Prayers 7 9 3, 7 7, 9 7, 9 7 2, 5, 7, 9 3, 12
Didactic materials 7     2        
Language other than Latin French French French French French   Italian  

  ROME ROUEN ST. QUENTIN
Call number HM 1088 HM 1102 HM 1145 HM 1166 HM 2590 HM 1172
Country of origin France Rome France France France France
Date 1513 1549 XV2 XV2 XV2 XV2
Calendar 2 2 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels 3; 6 (John only) 3 2 2 3  
Passion accord. to John   3        
Obsecro te/O Intemerata     8 2   10
Votive mass of the BVM            
Hours of the BVM 5, 7 4 3 3 2 2
Changed office of the BVM 8          
Penitential psalms; litany   5 4 4 4 5
Gradual psalms            
Hours of the Cross 5 7 5 5   3
Hours of the Holy Spirit 5 8 6 6   4
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom            
Other hours            
Office of the Dead   6 (3 lessons) 7 (as in Sarum) 7 (as in Sarum) 5 6 (3 lessons)
Commendation of souls            
Suffrages of saints 4 9 3 3 2, 6 4, 7
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms            
Prayers 4, 6, 9, 16   3, 8 8   7-9, 11
Didactic materials 1, 10-15, 17-18 2        
Language other than Latin French French French French French French

  SARUM
Call number HM 1346 HM 19913 HM 28175 HM 1125 HM 1086 HM 1087 HM 1144 HM 1344
Country of origin England England N. France N. France/Flanders Flanders Flanders Flanders Flanders
Date XIV1 XVin XVin XVmed XVmed XVmed XVmed XVIin
Calendar 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Pericopes of the Gospels       14       2
Passion accord. to John               2
Obsecro te/O Intemerata     5 7 6 5 5 5
Votive mass of the BVM                
Hours of the BVM 2 2 4 6 5 4 4 4
Changed office of the BVM                
Penitential psalms; litany 3 3 7 9 7 9 7 6
Gradual psalms 3 3 7 9 7 9 7 6
Hours of the Cross   2 4 6 5 4 4 4
Hours of the Holy Spirit       2        
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours                
Office of the Dead 4 4 8 10 8 10 8 7
Commendation of souls   5 9 11 9 11 9 8
Suffrages of saints 2 2 1, 3, 4 4, 6 4, 5 3, 4 3, 4 4, 5
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms   6 10-11 12-13 10 12-13 10-11 9-10
Prayers 5 7 4-6 3, 5, 7-8, 14 2-3, 5-6 2-3, 5-8 2-3, 5-6 3, 5, 6, 11
Didactic materials 6-8       11      
Language other than Latin French   English French English   English English

  SENS TROYES WINDESHEIM
Call number HM 1153 HM 1146 HM 1155 HM 1127 HM 1131
Country of origin France France Netherlands Netherlands Flanders
Date XV2 XVex XVmed XV2 XV/XVI
Calendar 1 1 2 1 2
Pericopes of the Gospels 2 (John only) 2      
Passion accord. to John          
Obsecro te/O Intemerata 8 5     7
Votive mass of the BVM         7
Hours of the BVM 3 (?) 5 3 2 4
Changed office of the BVM          
Penitential psalms; litany 6 6 6 8 5
Gradual psalms          
Hours of the Cross 4 3 4 (long) 6 (long) 3
Hours of the Holy Spirit 5 4      
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom     5 4  
Other hours          
Office of the Dead 7 (3 lessons) 7 11 13 6 (3 lessons)
Commendation of souls          
Suffrages of saints 8   7   8
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms          
Prayers     8, 9 3, 5, 7, 9-12, 14 3, 6-7, 9
Didactic materials     1, 10 1  
Language other than Latin French French G. Grote Dutch G. Grote Dutch  

  UNDETERMINED USE; fragments; some prayerbooks
Call number HM 1159 HM 1179 HM 1200 HM 1173 HM 47544 HM 1248 HM 1180 HM 1250
Country of origin England? France Flanders France Italy? Flanders France France
Date XVin XVin XVmed XV2 XV2 1478 XV4/4 XVex
Calendar     1 1   2   1
Pericopes of the Gospels     2 2       2
Passion accord. to John             2  
Obsecro te/O Intemerata     2, 10 7   9   2
Votive mass of the BVM     9 3        
Hours of the BVM missing missing 5 (undet. use) 5 (undet. use) 2 (use of Rome?) not present not present 3 (undet. use)
Changed office of the BVM                
Penitential psalms; litany     7 6   3   4
Gradual psalms           3    
Hours of the Cross   2 (long) 3 4 3   1 (long) 3
Hours of the Holy Spirit   3 (long) 4       5 (long) 3
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom                
Other hours   4         3, 7  
Office of the Dead missing not present 8 (3 lessons) 8 (use of Rome) 1 (defective) 4 (Sarum use?) not present 5 (undet. use)
Commendation of souls 1         5    
Suffrages of saints 2 5, 9 11     7, 8 1  
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms           6, 10 11  
Prayers   6-9 6, 10 9-10   7-9 4, 6, 8-10  
Didactic materials                
Language other than Latin     French French        

  UNDETERMINED USE; fragments; some prayerbooks
Call number HM 39467 HM 1140 HM 1158
Country of origin France Netherlands Italy
Date XVex XVex XVIIin
Calendar   1  
Pericopes of the Gospels      
Passion accord. to John      
Obsecro te/O Intemerata      
Votive mass of the BVM      
Hours of the BVM not present not present not present
Changed office of the BVM      
Penitential psalms; litany 1 8 3
Gradual psalms      
Hours of the Cross   2 1
Hours of the Holy Spirit     2
Hours of the Eternal Wisdom      
Other hours 3    
Office of the Dead 2 (short) not present not present
Commendation of souls      
Suffrages of saints   7, 9  
Psalms of Passion/Psalter of St. Jerome/other psalms      
Prayers 4-6 3-6, 9-12  
Didactic materials      
Language other than Latin French G. Grote Dutch  


C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Copyright 1989.
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California.
Electronic version encoded by Sharon K, Goetz, 2003.
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