Merton College MS. 105
Former shelfmark: G. 1. 2
PETER OF TARENTAISE ON I, IV SENT.; S. XIII ex.
Standard Merton s. xvii; sewn on five bands; formerly chained from the usual position. ff. i-ii and 303-4 are paper binding leaves, the outermost from the same book as in MS 78. At the foot of f. 302 are the marks of the large brass chain-staple. On f. 163 (the first leaf of II) are the marks of two foredge straps and one each at head and tail.
Provenance and Acquisition
Both parts are French. At the head of f. 302v is pencilled ‘Ist⟨e liber e⟩st fratris Berardi Podiensis’, in an early hand. Given to the College by William Reed in 1374 (UO49. 76). For Reed, fellow from 1344 until at least 1357, d. 1385, see MS 8. Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with ‘D. 8, 5’ (canc.) and a table of contents, s. xvii; the College bookplate. On the board itself is ‘N. 8. 10. Art:’, s. xvii, canc., and ‘G. 1. 2 (CV)’ written in red on the sheet of paper.
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