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

Merton College D. 3. 1 (1)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Top half of one leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 380
Dimensions (written): 230

Layout

Ruled with red ink in 2 cols. of more than 20 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a large gothic textura.

Decoration

Gold initials, two flourished in violet, another on pink and blue ground; blue initials flourished in red.

History

Origin: s. xv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a pr. book with the 17th-cent. shelf-mark ‘C. 9.(?) 11 Art.’

Record Sources

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

Availability

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