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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (23-4)


Language(s): Latin

Theological work (bk. 2, chs De pronitate peccandi, Quod peccatum corrumpit bona naturalia, Vtrum ueniali peccato debeatur pena eterna, De peccato mortali)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two bifolia, the second cropped at the head with loss of text
Dimensions (leaf): 265 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 115 mm.


Red with pencil in 2 cols of 55 lines


Written in a small neat gothic bookhand.


Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour; running heads in red and blue capitals.


Origin: s. xiii ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR F’ (buttery-book, c. 1580).

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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