A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

Merton College MS. 318

Former shelfmark: L. 3. 7

Now Oxford, Worcester College, MS. 233


Language(s): Latin

Described in MMBL 3. 723–3.

Physical Description

Form: codex


Provenance and Acquisition

Presented to Gloucester College by John Whethamstede, abbot of St Albans 1420–40, 1452–64.

In 1524 it was in the hands of Robert Serlys, a former fellow of Merton, who may have bequeathed it to Merton College.

Merton College presented it to Worcester College in 1938.

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact Worcester College Library.


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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

2019-11-18: First online publication

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