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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (27-28)

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two bifolia, the edges cut down
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written): 180 × 130 mm.

Layout

Frame-ruled; written in 31 long lines.

Hand(s)

Written in anglicana formata.

Decoration

Red initials, paraphs, highlighting and underlining.

History

Origin: s. xv ; script of English appearance.

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘21. hh. 1’ (Historiae Romanae Scriptores, vol. 1, Frankfurt 1588, bought ‘in usum Collegii’, 23 Aug. 1594). Another four leaves are in ‘14. g. 11’ (M. Paris, Zürich 1589, also bought ‘in usum Collegii’, 23 Aug. 1594).

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, nos 1082, 1088.

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Scholars of Merton College.