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

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

Contents

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.

Layout

Ruled with plummet in 2 cols of 33 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in an expert early gothic bookhand.

Decoration

Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour.

History

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.

Availability

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