Merton College MS. 267
Former shelfmark: E. 1. 3
WILLIAM OF MACCLESFIELD, ALAN OF LILLE &c.; S. XIII, XIV, XV
f. irv blank.
Standard Merton s. xvii, sewn on four bands; formerly chained from the usual position. Fols. 90 and 147 were pastedowns in different earlier bindings.
Provenance and Acquisition
There is no evidence that the book was at the College prior to s. xvii in.
A single-line inscription has been erased from f. i: ‘Caucio s. …l liberand’ pro vi s. viii d. de … 5 ff’.
On f. 90, erased, is ‘Pignus fratris G. de Stangraue pro [cropped]’. The place is Stonegrave (Yorks., N. Riding).
At the head of f. iiv is ‘Corruptorium Sancti Thome cum multis contentis aliis prec’ xiii s. iiii d.’, s. xiv.
This is repeated, in almost the same words, at the head of f. ii, s. xv.
At the foredge of f. 91 is the mark of a single strap.
Inside the front board is a sheet of paper with a table of contents and ‘D. 4, 14’ (canc.), s. xvii, and ‘P. 4. 18. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘C. 1. 17’ and ‘E. 1. 3’ in red, both canc. and replaced with ‘P. 1. 7’, and ‘No. 267’ in pencil; the College bookplate, sideways. ‘18’ is inked on the foredge.
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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
2019-10-01: First online publication