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

Merton College E. 3. 13


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Parts of four leaves of an exceptionally narrow (‘holster’) book. More than 210 × c. 110 (180 × 55) mm.
Dimensions (written): 180 × 55 mm.


50 long lines.


A small early gothic bookhand.


No decoration.


Origin: s. xiii in. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Twelve more leaves and some fragms. in All Souls Coll., SR. 79. h. 3, 4 (Dionys. Carthus., Paris 1547–8, given by Sir John Mason); binding strips in SR. 29. c. 11 (1505); four leaves each in SR. 33. f. 2 (1518), SR. 31. f. 7 (1519), SR. 30. c. 10 (1522), SR. 28. f. 11 (1522), SR. 70. h. 1 (1541), and SR. 74. b. 12 (1550). These were all bound by the College s. xvi ex.

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, no. 991 (and n. 3).

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

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