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

Merton College D. 3. 2 (7-8)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Lectionary

On (8)r is written ‘Hugo Westonus’, s. xvi.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two leaves, not contiguous.
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 235 × 150 mm.

Layout

Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 8 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a large protogothic bookhand of medium quality.

Decoration

Red initials flourished in blue, green initials flourished in red.

History

Origin: c. 1200 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a printed book.

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.