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

Merton College E. 3. 5 (f)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Nine leaves


Five singletons, 1–4 parts of bifolia, 5–8 singletons; 1–8 formerly pastedowns


Format, hand and decoration as MSS 191–2: A single small English early gothic bookhand.


Format, hand and decoration as MSS 191–2: Large red and blue flourished initials; red or blue initials flourished in the other colour; running heads in red capitals.


Origin: S. XIII1 ; script of English appearance

Provenance and Acquisition

From one or more unidentified printed books, 9 formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1596b’.

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, pp. xi, 184 (wrapper A. 37).

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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