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

Merton College E. 3. 11

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Sixteen leaves (seven bifolia and two single leaves; apparently orig. eighteen)
Dimensions (leaf): 155 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (written): 110 × 70 mm.

Layout

Ruled with red ink in 2 cols of 24 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a neat gothic textura.

Decoration

Champe initials; blue initials flourished in red, gold initials flourished in violet. Unfilled space left for a miniature.

History

Origin: s. xiv ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘48. b. 6’ (V. Trincavellius, &c., Venice 1571, &c.), bequeathed by Roger Gifford in 1597), ‘46. b. 15’ (C. Clusius, Antwerp 1584, &c.), ‘46. b. 8’ (P. Salius, &c., Bologna 1584 &c.), ‘48. f. 6’ (M. Gavessetius, &c., Venice 1586 &c.), and ‘48. d. 12’ (B. Eustachius, &c., Venice 1563 &c., bequeathed by Roger Gifford in 1597).

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, nos. 1050, 1054, 1070, 1073, 1076.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-03: First online publication