Merton College MS. 180
Former shelfmark: H. 1. 11
BEDE ON MARK; S. XII, XIII, XIV1
On f. iii is a table of contents, s. xvii; fols. iiiv-ivv blank.
On f. 189 is a table of contents to the whole book in the same hand (s. xiv) as in MSS 29, 85, 188, and 314, reversing arts 9 and 10.
Fols. 189v-90v blank.
Standard Merton s. xvii, repaired, rebacked and resewn on three bands; formerly chained from the usual position. Fols. i-ii, 191-2 are modern paper blanks. f. 190 was once a pastedown.
Provenance and Acquisition
Near the head of f. 2v a 3-line inscription in red, apparently beg. ‘Liber’, has been thoroughly erased.
At the foot of f. 1 is ‘Liber domus scolarium de Merton’ in Oxon’ ex legato Magistro Ioh’ Raynham sacre pag[ine] professoris et quondam socii eiusdem domus.’ For Reynham, fellow 1335-58, d. 1376, see MS 18.
Inside the front board is another table of contents and ‘E. 5, 6’ (canc.), s. xvii, and ‘O. 7. 8. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘H. 1. 11 (CLXXX)’ in red; the College bookplate.
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