USUARIUM

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Christmas Eve

Latin Keywords
nocte, galli cantu, Nativitat*, initium, finito nono responsorio, Iudicii signum, Sybill*
Short Description
Extraordinary rites (beyond the Mass and the Office Hours of the day) in connection with Christmas Eve. According to Matthew, the first Mass of the feast was customarily celebrated during the night at the end of Matins and before the Genealogy, while Lauds was sung between the Communion and the Postcommunion, without chapter, hymn and versicle. This collocation followed different arrangements in each Use and special liturgical items were often included.

Documents

# Country Origin Age Genre Short Title Original Index Title P.N
10001 BE Liège 1495 Missal Missale Leodiense Finito nono responsorio 31 (8v)
10002 BE Liège 1499 Missal Missale Leodiense Finito nono responsorio legitur 36 (7r)
10003 BE Liège 1502 Missal Missale Leodiense Finito nono responsorio 53 (9v)
10004 BE Tournai 1498 Missal Missale Tornacense Cantata communione presbyter incipiet ab altare 36 (9r)
10005 BE Tournai 1498 Missal Missale Tornacense Cantata communione presbyter incipiet ab altare 37 (9r)
20001 BE Tournai 1497 Breviary Breviarium Tornacense Sequitur Te Deum laudamus 246 (a.18v)
10006 CH Basel 1488 Missal Missale Basiliense Liber generationis Iesu Christi 43 (11v)
10007 CH Basel 1479 (before) Missal Missale Basiliense Liber generationis Iesu Christi 37 (9v)
20139 CH Basel 1490 (about) Breviary Breviarium Basiliense Finito responsorio sequitur missa 42 (21r)
10009 CH Chur 1497 Missal Missale Curiense Liber generationis Iesu Christi 54 (10v)
10011 CH Lausanne 1493 Missal Missale Lausannense Liber generationis Iesu Christi 26 (7r)
10014 CZ Olomouc 1400-1500 Missal Missale Olomucense Statim laudes Quem vidistis pastores 17 (9r)
10350 CZ Olomouc 1488 Missal Missale Olomucense Quem vidistis pastores 50 (13v)
10016 CZ Praha 1498 Missal Missale Pragense Laudes sine Deus in adiutorium 46 (11v)
10022 DE Bamberg 1490 Missal Missale Bambergense Dicta communione sequitur evangelium Liber generationis. CCXXXII. Deinde antiphona 44 (12r)
20008 DE Bamberg 1501 Breviary Breviarium Bambergense In vigilia Nativitatis Christi 49 (15v)
10258 DE Bremen 1511 Missal Missale Bremense Finita communione 28 (10r)
10220 DE Bressanone 1511 Missal Missale Brixinense Benedictio non datur. Post hoc immediate canitur evangelium Liber generationis 42 (9r)
20086 DE Bressanone 1516 Breviary Breviarium Brixinense (pars hiemalis) Sequitur missa 267 (112v)
10027 DE Eichstätt 1486 Missal Missale Eystetense Benedictio non datur. Sequitur evangelium immediate Liber generationis 35 (8r)
20148 DE Eichstätt 1589 Breviary Breviarium Eystetense In vigilia Nativitatis Christi 316 (267)
10028 DE Freising 1502 Missal Missale Frisingense Benedictio non datur sed incipitur evangelium Liber generationis 47 (9v)
20144 DE Freising 1491 Breviary Breviarium Frisingense Sequitur missa 244 (109v)
10034 DE Hildesheim 1499 Missal Missale Hildeshemense Deinde legitur evangelium sequens cum candelis et turibulo 38 (10v)
10072 DE Kamień 1506 Missal Missale Caminense In sancta nocte finito nono responsorio scilicet Verbum caro 39 (11v)
10073 DE Lübeck 1486 Missal Missale Lubicense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 12 (9r)
30238 DE Lüneburg 1100-1150 Pontifical Pontificale abbatiae Sancti Michaelis de Luneburg Romani hanc noctem ita celebrant 6 (1v)
10044 DE Mainz 1482 Missal Missale Moguntinum Hic datur etiam benedictio statim post missam et tunc sequitur evangelium Liber generationis Iesu 48 (11r)
20016 DE Mainz 1487 Breviary Breviarium Moguntinum In vigilia Nativitatis Domini 207 (94v)
10046 DE Merseburg 1502 Missal Missale Merseburgense Evangelium secundum Matthaeum 41 (9v)
10047 DE Minden 1513 Missal Missale Mindense Deinde legitur evangelium sequens cum candelis et turibulo 19 (11r)
10256 DE Münster 1520 Missal Missale Monasteriense Initium sancti Evangelii 34 (8r)
20017 DE OT 1500 Breviary Breviarium Dominorum Tetutonicorum Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 208 (c4v)
10296 DE Paderborn 1400-1425 Missal Missale notatum Paderbornense Legitur evangelium Liber generationis 17 (14v)
10055 DE Passau 1491 Missal Missale Pataviense Benedictio non datur ne populo licentia dedisse videatur 58 (13r)
20020 DE Passau 1490 Breviary Breviarium Pataviense Repetat resposorium et fiat processio in monasterium 157 (61v)
20020 DE Passau 1490 Breviary Breviarium Pataviense Repetat resposorium et fiat processio in monasterium 446 (39r)
10074 DE Ratzeburg 1492-1493 Missal Missale Raceburgense In sancta nocte. Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 25 (9r)
10057 DE Regensburg 1485 (?) Missal Missale Ratisponense Postea antiphona O mundi Domina 46 (13r)
10058 DE Salzburg 1498 Missal Missale Salisburgense Absque benedictione sequitur evangelium Matthaei 45 (8v)
20024 DE Salzburg 1482 Breviary Breviarium Salisburgense Finito tropo reincipiat responsorium Verbum caro 76
10064 DE Speyer 1501 Missal Missale Spirense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 35 (8v)
10065 DE Strasbourg 1486-1490 (?) Missal Missale Argentinense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum. Liber generationis 41 (13r)
10066 DE Trier 1547 Missal Missale Trevirense Incipit sancti Evangeliii secundum Matthaeum 49 (11r)
20027 DE Trier 1501 Breviary Breviarium Treverense In vigilia Nativitatis Christi 233 (c1r)
10070 DE Worms 1490 (about) Missal Missale Wormatiense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 31 (9r)
10071 DE Würzburg 1495 (after) Missal Missale speciale Herbipolense In sancta nocte ad primam missam in galli cantu 43 (8r)
10372 DE Würzburg 1493 Missal Missale Herbipolense In sacra nocte ad primam missam in galli cantu infra nonum responsorium 42 (11v)
20150 DE Würzburg 1509 Breviary Breviarium Herbipolense In vigilia nativitatis Domini 45 (12v)
10078 DK København 1510 Missal Missale Hafniense In nocte Nativitatis Domini 47 (10v)
20029 DK Lund 1517 Breviary Breviarium Lundense In vigilia Nativitatis Domini 206 (89r)
20032 DK Odense 1510 (about) Breviary Breviarium Ottoniense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 70 (20r)
10089 ES Ávila 1510 Missal Missale Abulense In Nativitate Domini 35 (-)
10113 ES Badajoz 1529 Missal Missale Pacense In nocte Nativitatis Domini dicto nono responsorio 21 (8r)
10115 ES Burgos 1507 (about) Missal Missale Burgense Liber generationis 22 (13r)
10114 ES Córdoba 1561 Missal Missale Cordubense Notandum est quod si matutini dicuntur in ecclesia 27 (9r)
10311 ES Cuenca 1559 Missal Missale Conchense Missa de galli cantu 28 (7r)
10355 ES El Burgo de Osma 1561 Missal Missale Oxomense In die Nativitatis Domini ad matutinas 27 (8r)
30074 ES Girona 1550 Ritual Ordinarium Gerundense Iudicii signum in nona lectione matutinarum Natalis Domini sequenti modo in sede Gerundensi a puero cantatur 450 (215r)
30084 ES La Seu D'Urgell 1548 Ritual Ordinarium Urgellinum Iudicii signum in nona lectione 462 (180v)
10092 ES Lleida 1524 Missal Missale Illerdense In vigilia Natalis Domini 72 (6v)
10095 ES Palencia 1567 Missal Missale Pallantinum In die Nativitatis Domini 49 (11r)
10117 ES Plasencia 1554 Missal Missale Placentinum In nocte Nativitatis Domini dum cantatur nonum responsorium 26 (33r)
10098 ES Segovia 1500 Missal Missale Segobiense In nocte Natalis Domini in galli cantu 40 (7v)
10099 ES Sevilla 1565 Missal Missale Hispalense Qua finita cantores incipiant laudes 53 (10r)
10313 ES Sigüenza 1552 Missal Missale Seguntinum Prima missa 237 (199v)
10102 ES Toledo 1551 Missal Missale Toletanum Quo finito statim dicantur laudes 40 (8r)
10103 ES Toledo 1503-1518 Missal Missale Toletanum In die Nativitatis Domini ad matutinas 50 (35r)
20112 ES Toledo 1502 Breviary Breviarium Mozarabicum In vigilia Nativitatis Domini 73 (25v)
10112 ES Zaragoza 1498 Missal Missale Caesaraugustanum In vigilia Natalis Domini 55 (9r)
10123 FR Aix-en-Provence 1466 Missal Missale Aquense Loco Ite missa est dicitur haec antiphona 56
10123 FR Aix-en-Provence 1466 Missal Missale Aquense Loco Ite missa est dicitur haec antiphona 59
10124 FR Amiens 1487 Missal Missale Ambianense Lecto evangelio sequitur 29
20042 FR Amiens 1490 (about) Breviary Breviarium Ambianense Liber generationis 19
10125 FR Angers 1489 Missal Missale Andegavense Ante missam galli cantus sacerdos in habitu diaconi cum cruce ture et cereis 29
10127 FR Autun 1530 Missal Missale Eduense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 37 (8v)
20043 FR Auxerre 1483 Breviary Breviarium Antissiodoriense Istae sequentes antiphonae dicuntur in ecclesia Antissiodoriensi iuxta maius altare a duobus presbyteris 87 (c3r)
10289 FR Beauvais 1514 Missal Missale Belvacense In nocte Nativitatis Domini post nonam lectionem cantetur evangelium sequens in pulpito a diacono 41 (9r)
20045 FR Beauvais 1497 Breviary Breviarium Belvacense In vigilia Nativitatis Domini 56
10193 FR Besançon 1485 Missal Missale Bisuntinense Hic cantantur laudes matutinales 34 (15r)
10314 FR Bordeaux 1475 (after) Missal Missale Burdigalense Genealogia Domini ad matutinas 36 (9v)
20046 FR Bourges 1481 Breviary Breviarium Bituricense Ad processionem ante altare beatae Mariae antiphona 63 (b2r)
10290 FR Chartres 1490 Missal Missale Carnotense Sequuntur laudes 34 (a7v)
10265 FR Clermont-Ferrand 1492 Missal Missale Claromontense et Sancti Flori Duo pueri induti tunicis albis velatis capitibus 25 (b3r)
10315 FR Dol-de-Bretagne 1502 Missal Missale Dolense Mox incipiantur laudes 19 (8r)
10291 FR Embrun 1512 Missal Missale Ebredunense In Nativitate Domini in nocte 32 (8v)
10134 FR Évreux 1497 Missal Missale Ebroicense Ante Te Deum cantetur evangelium sequens 34 (8v)
10319 FR Grenoble 1532 Missal Missale Gratianopolitanum Liber generationis Iesu Christi 25 (7v)
10293 FR Langres 1520 Missal Missale Lingonense Dicta communione statim incipiunt laudes 57 (10r)
10268 FR Laon 1491 Missal Missale Laudunense In matutinis Nativitatis Domini evangelium ante Te Deum 24 (8r)
10295 FR Limoges 1537 Missal Missale Lemovicense Nota quod hac die potest unus atque idem sacerdos 20 (8v)
30264 FR Limoges 1596 Ritual Enchiridion Romano-Gallicum Sequuntur quindecim signa iudicii universalis ... quae decantantur in secundo nocturno officii matutini sollemni die Nativitatis Domini 295 (190)
10276 FR Lisieux 1504 Missal Missale Lexoviense Evangelium ante Laudes 32 (13v)
10297 FR Metz 1597 Missal Missale Metense In Nativitate Domini 56 (8v)
10141 FR Nantes 1482 Missal Missale Nannetense Liber generationis Iesu Christi 30 (11v)
10340 FR Noyon 1541 Missal Missale Noviomense Genealogia 29 (7r)
20061 FR OCarm 1543 Breviary Breviarium Carmelitanum Interim praeparatus diaconus veniat ante priorem 320 (95r)
10160 FR OPraem 1510 Missal Missale Praemonstratense Finito nono responsorio 36 (9)
20202 FR OPraem 1504 Breviary Breviarium Praemonstratense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 65
10412 FR OPraem 1100-1200 Missal Missale Praemonstratense Dominus dixit ad me 26 (11v)
10164 FR Orléans 1522 Missal Missale Aurelianense Sequens Evangelium legitur post nonum responsorium in nocte Nativitatis Domini 39 (10r)
10169 FR Paris 1400-1500 Missal Missale Parisiense Cantata communione. 45 (11r)
10172 FR Paris 1275-1500 Missal Missale notatum Parisiense Cantata communione 48 (19v)
10173 FR Poitiers 1498 Missal Missale Pictavense Si missa celebratur cum cantu 41 (8r)
10177 FR Rouen 1495 Missal Missale Rothomagense Finita missa sacerdos incipiat Benedictus qui venit 40
20071 FR Rouen 1491 Breviary Breviarium Rothomagense Liber generationis Iesu Christi filii David filii Abraham 50 (c2r)
10190 FR Saint-Malo 1503 Missal Missale Macloviense Media nocte finitis matutinis cantetur genealogia 25 (8r)
10273 FR Senlis 1524 Missal Missale Silvanectense In nocte Nativitatis Domini post nonam lectionem cantetur evangelium sequens in pulpito a diacono 22 (8v)
10186 FR Troyes 1489 (before) Missal Missale Trecense Finita communione statim incipiuntur laudes 48 (13v)
20073 FR Vienne 1489 Breviary Breviarium Viennense Liber generationis Iesu Christi filii David filii Abraham 190 (d3v)
20185 GB Aberdeen 1509 Breviary Breviarium Aberdonense (pars hiemalis) Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 363 (27r)
10279 GB Norwich 1400 (about) Missal Missale Norwicense Missa in galli cantu 43 (19v)
10200 GB Salisbury 1521 Missal Missale Sarum In nocte Natalis Domini 40 (11r)
20074 GB Salisbury 1531 Breviary Breviarium Sarum Dum hymnus cantatur 139 (clxvi)
10199 GB Salisbury 1516 Missal Missale Sarum In nocte Natalis Domini 35 (9v)
10347 HR Dubrovnik 1100-1200 Missal Missale Ragusinum Genealogia Domini nostri Iesu Christi secundum Lucam 207 (7r)
30166 HU Esztergom 1090 (about) Pontifical Pontificale Chartvirgi Item ordo in vigilia Natalis Domini 20 (20r)
20076 HU Esztergom 1558 Breviary Breviarium Strigoniense In vigiliae Nativitatis Domini 405 (157v)
20084 HU Esztergom 1480 Breviary Breviarium Strigoniense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 152 (60r)
10212 HU Zagreb 1511 Missal Missale Zagrabiense Sequuntur immediate laudes 16 (7v)
10213 HU Zagreb 1200-1300 Missal Missale notatum Zagrabiense Liber generationis 51 (26r)
10218 IT Aosta 1000-1600 Missal Missale Augustanum Sacerdos dicit voce mediocri 146 (257)
20123 IT Capua 1489 Breviary Breviarium Capuanum Vos inquam ... Dic Isaia testimonium Christo ... Iudicii signum 215 (90v)
10345 IT Messina 1499 Missal Missale Messanense In nocte genealogia Liber generationis Iesu Christi finita dicitur Te Deum laudamus 31 (8r)
10345 IT Messina 1499 Missal Missale Messanense In nocte Natalis Domini in prima missa 571 (292r)
10345 IT Messina 1499 Missal Missale Messanense In Natali Domini 574 (295v)
30180 IT Milano 1000–1100 Ritual Manuale Ambrosianum In vigiliis Natalis Domini 656 (53)
10309 IT Palermo 1100-1150 Missal Missale notatum Panormitanum Sequentia sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 6 (1r)
20102 NL Utrecht 1497 Breviary Breviarium Traiectense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 94 (e1r)
10243 NL Utrecht 1514 Missal Missale Traiectense Liber generationis 48 (7r)
20107 NO Trondheim 1519 Breviary Breviarium Nidrosiense In die Nativitatis Domini 60 (24r)
20109 PT Braga 1494 Breviary Breviarium Bracarense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 134 (80v)
10284 SE Linköping 1400-1500 Missal Missale notatum Lincopense In sancta nocte Nativitatis Domini 21 (8v)
10310 SE Uppsala 1513 Missal Missale Upsalense In nocte Nativitatis Domini 18 (7r)
20111 SE Uppsala 1496 Breviary Breviarium Uppsalense Initium sancti Evangelii secundum Matthaeum 177 (c3r)