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

Merton College E. 3. 2(a)


Language(s): Latin

Bracton (running head L. IIII)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two bifolia, the margins clipped
Dimensions (written): 255 × 150 mm.


2 cols of 60 lines.


Written in gothic rotunda bookhand.


Blue initials flourished in red; red or blue paraphs; red highlighting.


Origin: s. xiv in. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a printed book.

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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