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

Merton College E. 3. 17


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

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


Ruled with pencil in 2 cols of 50 lines.


Written in a minute, expert early gothic bookhand.


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


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.


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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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