Merton College MS. 195
Former shelfmark: H. 1. 13
JAMES OF THERAMO ; S. XV
fols. i-ii blank.
There is a considerable marginal apparatus in the same hand as the main text.
Pr. Augsburg 1472 &c.; Bloomfield 3997, many copies.
Frame-ruled with fine pencil in c. 46 long lines.
A single anglicana hand.
On f. 1 is a blue initial flourished in red; otherwise only red paraphs.
Standard Merton s. xvii, sewn on four bands; formerly chained from the usual position. The first and last leaves were pastedowns in an earlier binding. Near the foot of f. 67 are the marks of the large brass chain-staple. There were once two brass pins at the back.
Provenance and Acquisition
At the head of f. iiv is ‘Liber domus de Mertone ex dono M. Roberti Wyghte anno Domini M. CCCC lxviii’. For Wyght, see MS 20.
At the head of f. 1 is the James no. ‘192’, s. xvii in. Inside the front board is a slip of paper with titles and ‘F. 6. 9’ (canc.), s. xvii, and ‘O. 8. 10. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘H. 1. 13 (CXCV)’ in red; the College bookplate.
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