Merton College MS. 129
Former shelfmark: L. 1. 1
ROBERT KILWARDBY, THOMAS OF IRELAND &c.; S. XIV in. (before 1347)
fols. i-ii blank.
Includes items now lost from the end: 'tabula super apocalipsim / tabula super epistolas canonicas / tabula super libros Salomonis.’ See MS 197 art. 1.
Standard Merton s. xvii, sewn on four bands; formerly chained from the usual position. Fols. i and 149 were pastedowns in a binding sewn on six bands. Near the foot of f. 149 is the mark of the large brass chain-staple.
Provenance and Acquisition
On f. iiv, s. xiv, ‘Liber quondam M. Roberti de Gillynham in sacra pagina professoris et uicarii beati Petri in oriente Oxon. Legatus domui aule de Mertone ad incatenandum in librario [sic] eiusdem domus.’ Gillingham (BRUO 770) was fellow 1327-33, d. Jan. 1346.
Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with ‘E. 4, 4’ (canc.) and a table of contents, s. xvii, the College bookplate pasted over.
On the board itself is ‘O. 3. 1. Art:’, s. xvii, canc. and replaced with ‘L. 1. 1 (CXXIX)’ in red.
At the head of f. 1 is the James no. ‘41’, s. xvii in.
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