Merton College MS. 133
Former shelfmark: L. 1. 5
PETRUS THOMAS, FRANCIS DE MEYRONNES; 1427
Waste leaves of another book of similar date, appearance and contents: written space 210 × 150, frame-ruled with pencil in 2 cols; written in c. 43 lines in a secretary hand; decoration lacks.
Unpr.; copies listed by G. G. Bridges, Identity and Distinction in Petrus Thomae OFM (St Bonaventure, NY, 1959), pp. 177–80.
The complete work pr. Venice 1504–7, 1520; Roth, Franz de Mayronis, pp. 87–160 this copy p. 107; Stegmüller, Sent. 218.
Written in the same hand, beginning impf. in P.
Fols. 264–5v blank.
Frame-ruled with pencil in 2 cols; written in c. 46 lines.
Art. 1 in a neat anglicana hand; art. 2 to fol. 120v (end of quire 10) in another; fols. 121–63v in the cursive of the Frisian ‘librarius’ Nicholas of Bolsward (BRUO 208). He also wrote Lincoln Coll. lat. 93, and Oriel Coll. 70 in 1429. A similar hand corrects his work heavily in the margins.
On fol. 37 a 6-line red and blue initial with 3-sided border in the colours; blue initials flourished in red; red or blue paraphs in art. 1, red only in art. 2, ceasing after fol. 91; plain red or blue initials in the index.
s. xv, repaired s. xix: chamfered oak boards with slightly projecting foredges, bared and rebacked with brown pigskin; resewn on five bands; two broad straps from recesses in the front board to catches at the rear, the straps now gone. On the rear board and leaves at the end are the marks of the large iron chain-staple. The stub before fol. i was once (?part of) a pastedown in the same binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
On fol. ivv, s. xv, ‘Liber domus scolarium de Merton’ Oxon’ emptus anno Domini MCCCCXXXI quando maxime floruit scola doctoris presentis.’
At the head of fol. 267, s. xv, is ‘In isto libro continentur formalitates Petri Thome et conflatus Francisci super primum sentenciarum precium xli s. xi d.’
At the head of fol. 1 is the James no. ‘38’, s. xvii in.
On fol. iii is a paper slip, s. xvii, with a table of contents, ‘D. 6, 10’ (canc.), and ‘O. 3. 5. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘L. 1. 5 (CXXXIII)’ in red.
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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
2019-06-11: First online publication