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

Merton College E. 3. 17

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Four leaves
Dimensions (leaf): c. 165 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written): 125 × 80 mm.

Layout

Ruled with pencil in 2 cols of 50 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a minute, expert early gothic bookhand.

Decoration

Red and blue flourished initials; blue initials flourished in red; running heads and marginal chapter-numbers in capitals of the colours.

History

Origin: s. xiii ; prob. English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a printed book.

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.

Funding of Cataloguing

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