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

Merton College E. 3. 2(b)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Decretals,

glossed

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two complete leaves, and the top and bottom halves of two more
Dimensions (leaf): 325 × 220 mm.
(the margins clipped)
Dimensions (written): 230 × 120 mm.
the surrounding gloss, which fills the page, ruled for ad hoc.

Layout

2 cols of 51 lines

Hand(s)

Expert gothic rotunda bookhands, one each for text and gloss.

Decoration

Red or blue initials, flourished in the other colour; plain red or blue initials.

History

Origin: s. xiii ; ?French

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.

Availability

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

2019-11-27: First online publication