Merton College MS. 115
Former shelfmark: L. 2. 8
BONAVENTURE ON II SENT; S. XIII ex.
fols. i-ii blank. On fol. iiv are titles in two hands of s. xvii.
The text is heavily corrected in the margins, and annotated, in an anglicana hand which may be Worplesdon’s (see below).
BO 2; Distelbrink 2; Glorieux, Théol. 305b; Stegmüller, Sent. 111.
Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 52 lines.
A proficient gothic rotunda bookhand influenced by anglicana; the same hand as MS 116.
On fol. 1 a red and blue flourished initial with partial border in the colours; red or blue initials flourished in the other colour; red or blue paraphs.
Standard Merton s. xvii, repaired and rebacked; sewn on five bands; previously chained from the usual position. There are marks of brass chain-staples near the foot of the foredge of fol. ii and near the top of the foredge of fol. 290. fols. i (little more than a stub) and 290 were pastedowns in an earlier binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Part of a set with MS 116. Given by Richard of Worplesdon (BRUO 2017), fellow in 1277, second warden from 1285, d. by Nov. 1295: UO47. 127.
Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with a title and ‘D. 5, 4’ (canc.), s. xvii, and the College bookplate. On another slip is ‘O. 1. 9. Art:’, s. xvii (repeated on fol. iiv), canc. and replaced with ‘L. 2. 8 (CXV)’ in red. A third slip has ‘Ms. Merton Coll. 95.’ in purple ink.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .
Last Substantive Revision
2019-05-31: First online publication