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

Merton College D. 3. 13 (1-2)


Language(s): Latin

Iohannes Balbus, Catholicon

Parts of T and U.

The versos much scribbled on.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 470 × 330 mm.
Dimensions (written): 290 × 210 mm.


2 cols of 66 lines.


Written in an expert archaizing bookhand; blue initials flourished in red.


Red and blue line fillers.


Origin: s. xv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

(1) formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1565d’.

(2) formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1572b’.

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.


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Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-27: First online publication

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