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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (2)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: A bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 320 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 235 × 140 mm.

Layout

Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 46 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a gothic rotunda bookhand of university type.

Decoration

Red or blue paraphs.

History

Origin: s. xiv in. ; English, Oxford (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Probably made at Oxford.

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1596d’. Another leaf is the wrapper of Christ Church ‘xii. b. 39’ (disbursement book for 1595-6).

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.

Bibliography

    Ker, Pastedowns, pp. 181, 184.