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

Merton College D. 3. 4 (1-8)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Eight leaves or parts of leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 300 × 205 mm.
Dimensions (written): 210 × 135 mm.


Ruled with plummet in 2 cols of 33 lines.


Written in an expert early gothic bookhand.


Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour.


Origin: s. xii ex. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

(1–4) formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1572c’, (5–6) for ‘MCR 1577a’, (7–8) for ‘MCR 1577b’.

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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