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

Merton College D. 3. 9 (5)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: One leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 385 × 280 mm.
Dimensions (written): 290 × 175 mm.


Ruled with pencil in 2 cols of 46 lines.


Written in the monumental protogothic bookhand used for large bibles.



Origin: s. xii ex. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1602’. Another two leaves are in Exeter Coll., 28. K. 5 (J. Mercerus, Geneva 1573), and other fragments are in the bindings (s. xvii in.) of Bodl. Libr., MSS Bodl. 177, 489, 814, and Auct. F. 5. 30, all given in 1607 by Sir Richard Worseley. Two fragments of one leaf are in Bodl. Libr., MS Lat. th. b. 2, f. 14, taken from the binding of MS Bodl. 90, also given in 1607.

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.


    Ker, Pastedowns, p. 184 and no. 1534.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-25: First online publication

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