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

Merton College E. 3. 5 (f)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Nine leaves

Collation

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

Hand(s)

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

Decoration

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.

History

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.

Availability

For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact Merton College Library.

Bibliography

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

Funding of Cataloguing

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