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

Merton College D. 3. 2 (10-11)


Language(s): Latin

Psalter (Ps. 118)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two fragments, together most of a single leaf, clipped except at the foot.
Dimensions (leaf): 235 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 135 mm.


Ruled with fine pencil in 2 cols of 30 lines.


Written in an early gothic bookhand.


Blue and green initials flourished in red; red initials and line-fillers.


Origin: s. xii ex. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘73. b. 11’ (J. B. Montanus, Basel 1562).

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.


    Ker, Pastedowns, no. 863a.

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-19: First online publication

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