Merton College MS. 233
Former shelfmark: N. 2. 6
GUILLAUME PEYRAULT ; S. XIV in.
Fols. iirv, iii blank.
Pr. Basel 1469 &c.; Kaeppeli 1622; Bloomfield 1628.
f. 216v is covered with early pencil notes.
Ruled with crayon in 40 long lines. Running heads between lines ruled right across the page, as far as f. 89v.
Two English rotunda gothic bookhands (dividing at quires 4/5) influenced by anglicana.
Red and blue flourished initials; blue initials flourished in red; red or blue paraphs; red running heads.
Standard Merton s. xvii, repaired, sewn on five bands. Fols. i and 217 are modern paper blanks. Fols. ii-iii are of thick, stiff parchment.
Provenance and Acquisition
On f. iii is ‘Liber domus scolarium de Merton Oxon’’, s. xv.
At the head of f. 1 is a title, s. xvii. Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with titles and ‘F. 2, 9’ (canc.), s. xvii, and ‘P. 2. 16. Art:’, canc. and replaced by ‘N. 2. 6 (CCXXXIII)’ 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 .
Last Substantive Revision
2019-08-30: First online publication