CHD Hours of the Virgin
Hore Beate Marie Virginis - Use of St.-Omer (dioc. Théruanne) 14th cent.

Ad Matutinum Invitatorium Ave maria
Hymnus Quem terra ponthusAnt. ps. 8: Benedicta tu
Lectio i. O beata maria quis tibi Responsorium i. Sancta et immaculata
Ad LaudesPss. 92, 99, 62, 66, B, 148
Antiphona O admirabile
Capitulum Virgo verbo concepit Hymnus O gloriosa domina
Antiphona super Benedictus Sub tuam protectionem
Ad PrimamPss. 1, 2, 5
Hymnus Veni creator spiritus
Antiphona O admirabile
Capitulum Hec est virgo R. Ave maria V.Benedicta tu
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. *[lacune]
Ad VesperasPss. 109, 112, 121, 126, 147
Antiphona Beata mater
Capitulum Beata es 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
Antiphona super Nunc dimittis Ortus conclusus

Source: London, British Library, Ms. Add.36684 (So-called Hours of Lady Marguerite 14th century, cf. New York, Pierpont Morgan Library M.754)
ED notes: The calendar is clearly for St.-Omer: 8/6 Transl. Audomari epi, 9/9 Depositio Audomari, 16/9 Octava, 17/10 Dedicatio sancti Audomari, 21/10 Inventio sci Audomari epi.
Later sources show a certain germanic influence at matins, the hymn Fit porta xpi at Lauds, and in the versicles to the chapters. See St.-Omer 1518.
Office of the Dead: KO p.106: 14-72-24 32-57-28 68-40-38 (= Order of the Hospitallers of St.John)
Variants: See below. 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.
Other sources: A few Books of Hours are recorded as "probably" St.-Omer, but they all have different variants, and lack other indications of a secure location.

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