CHD Hours of the Virgin
Hore Beate Marie Virginis - Use of St.-Omer (dioc. Théruanne)

Ad Matutinum Invitatorium In honore beatissime
Hymnus Quem terra ponthusAnt. ps. 8: Benedicta tu
Lectio i. Sancta maria virgo virginum Responsorium i. Sancta et immaculata
Ad LaudesPss. 92, 99, 62, 66, B, 148
Antiphona O admirabile
Capitulum Virgo verbo concepit Hymnus Fit porta christi
Antiphona super Benedictus Sub tuam protectionem (vel: Ave regina celorum)
Ad PrimamPss. 1, 2, 5
Hymnus Veni creator spiritus
Antiphona O admirabile
Capitulum Hec est virgo R. Christe fili dei V.Qui de virgine
Ad TertiamPss. 119, 120, 121
Hymnus As primam
Antiphona Quando natus
Capitulum Paradisi porta R. Sancta dei genitrix V.Intercede
Ad SextamPss. 122, 123, 124
Antiphona Rubum quem
Capitulum Gaude maria virgo R. Dignare me V.Da michi
Ad NonamPss. 125, 126, 127
Antiphona Germinavit
Capitulum Per te dei genitrix R. Felix namque es V.Et omni V.Ora pro nobis
Ad VesperasPss. 109, 112, 121, 126, 147
Antiphona Beata mater *(vel: Ave regina celorum)
Capitulum Beata es virgo maria Hymnus Ave maris stella
Antiphona super Magnificat Sancta maria succurre
Ad CompletoriumPss. 12, 42, 128, 130
Antiphona Cum iocunditate
Hymnus Virgo singularis
Capitulum Sicut cynamomum V.Ecce ancilla
Antiphona super Nunc dimittis Ortus conclusus (vel: Descendi in ortum)

Source: VL 157 Brev. impr. 1518: "Breviarium secundum morem, usum et consuetudinem ecclesie collegiate sancti Audomari, oppidi sancti Audomari, Morinensis dyocesis..." (Brussels BR VH 753)
ED notes: The use in St.-Omer is basically the same as in Thérouanne, with the exception that the antiphon O admirabile occur both at Lauds and at prime. This office is of the consistent logical type, where the antiphons between the psalms at Lauds are repeated , one after the other, at the small hours. This breviary, however, shows some remarkable Germanic influence, compared to older sources. See St.-Omer Sec.XIII.
Office of the Dead: KO p.198: 83-25-138(=1b) 93-18-65 29-44-38 (Cf. VL 157).
Variants: The alternate antiphons are liturgical, and are unlikely to appear in a normal Book of Hours from the 15th cent. The late source BR 11790 has the chapter: "Hec est sancta atque generosa" at Prime (probably only a decadent variant of Hec est virgo).
Other sources: Brussels BR 11790, 16th cent. (B432)

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