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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (19)


Language(s): Latin

Commentary on a canon law text

Lemma: Relatum est uiolasse. Running head XXIX.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Most of a flattened bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 280 × 215 mm.
Dimensions (written): 250 × 165 mm.


2 cols of 47 lines.


Written in a gothic rotunda bookhand.


Red or blue initials, some with a little ornament in the other colour.


Origin: s. xiv ; ?Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a book with the former pressmark ‘53. hh. 6’.

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

2019-11-08: First online publication

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