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

Merton College D. 3. 3 (1)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Most of a bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): more than 285 × 190 mm.


Ruled with fine pencil mostly in 3 cols.


Written in a large protogothic bookhand.


On the second verso is a table, partly in red.


Origin: s. xii/xiii

Provenance and Acquisition

The date 1223 appears, apparently in the original hand. Marginal additions include the coronation of K. Richard I, obits of William and Ralph de Kangam and note of a treasure found ‘apud Keleshill’ on Christmas day, 1238. The places are Kingham (Oxon.) and Coleshill (Berks.).

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1602c’ (buttery-book).

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

2019-11-19: First online publication

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