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

Merton College MS. 327

Former shelfmark: O. 3. 10


Language(s): Latin

Founder's statues for the College of St Gregory and St Martin, Wye, Kent, 14 Jan. 1447, followed by the ordination of Nicholas Wryght as warden. 'Dono dedit collegio Mertonensi clarissimus uir Iohannes Buddenus in facultate iuris Regius professor in academia Oxon. 17 April. 1613. Ita testor Thomas Frenche notarius publicus Uniuersitatis Oxon. registrarius.'

In 1947 Merton College presented the book to Wye College. In return Wye College presented Merton in 1952 with a bound set of photostats of the original, bearing the same shelfmark.

Powicke, no. 1257; G. C. Brodrick, Memorials of Merton College (OHS, 1885), p. 222; W. Dugdale, Monasticon Anglicanum, ed. J. Caley, H. Ellis and B. Bandinel, 6 vols in 8 (London, 1817–30), VI (3), pp. 1430–2.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Photostats


Provenance and Acquisition

Photostats donated by Wye College in 1952.

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 Merton College Library.

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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