Merton College MS. 141
Former shelfmark: M. 1. 8
AUGUSTINO TRIONFI; S. XV med.
Unfilled spaces for coloured initials and rubrics.
Standard Merton s. xvii; sewn on five bands; formerly chained from the usual position. Fols. i-ii, 237-8 are paper binding leaves, the outermost from a copy of the same printed book as in MS 78. The outermost parchment leaves were pastedowns in an earlier binding, sewn on six bands.
Provenance and Acquisition
On fol. iiiv‘Liber Magistri Iohannis Hanham quondam socii collegii de Merton’ in Oxonia post decessum eius incathenandus in libraria predicti collegii ad communem utilitatem studencium in theologia. Oretis igitur pro eo Thoma et Henrico.’ Then ‘B lier .6us.’, in the usual hand (see above, MS 60). Followed by a table of contents, s. xv2. Hanham (BRUO 866) was fellow from 1427-8 until 1438, still alive in 1468; this book was received Dec. 1484 (Registrum, p. 57).
Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with a table of contents, s. xvii, and ‘O. 3. 3. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘M. 1. 8 (CXLI)’ in red; the College bookplate.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .