Merton College E. 3. 9 (1-3)
Extent: Three leaves. Dimensions of the leaves more than 335 × more than 220 mm.
Dimensions (written): 220 × 125 mm.the edges clipped
In 2 cols of 47 lines; the surrounding gloss written and ruled ad hoc.
The text in an excellent Italian gothic rotunda bookhand; the gloss probably in an English version of the same but less proficient.
On 1r a 4-line initial in colours and gold with drollery, prob. French; the rest of the decoration is Italian: large blue initials flourished in red; small red initials flourished in blue; red or blue paraphs.
Origin: s. xiii/xiv ; Italian
Provenance and Acquisition
Taken from a printed book.
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 .
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Last Substantive Revision
2019-12-02: First online publication