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Merton College E. 3. 9 (14-15)


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: One leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 355 × 220 mm.
Dimensions (written): 275 × 155 mm.
The recto of 14 and verso of 15 much effaced.


2 cols of 63 lines.


Written in low-grade gothic rotunda bookhand.


No decoration.


Origin: s. xiv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘46 g. 14’ (G. Fallopius, Frankfurt 1584, &c.) and another from ‘76. a. 15’ (Nov. Test. Bezae, Geneva 1582). Two more leaves are in ‘Stack 121. b. 12’ (Aristotle, &c., Basel 1582, &c.).

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, nos 1221, 1223–4; Lohr, p. 343.

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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