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

Merton College E. 3. 20

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Priscian, Inst. (VIII. 14. 80)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Part of a bifolium. The leaf 190 mm. wide, written space 125 mm.
Dimensions (leaf): 190
Dimensions (written): 125

Layout

Stylus-ruled in 2 cols.

Hand(s)

Written in an excellent protogothic bookhand, perhaps at St Peter’s Abbey Gloucester

Decoration

Some later profile faces as NB marks.

History

Origin: s. xii 2/4 ; English, prob. west midlands, perhaps at St Peter’s Abbey Gloucester

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for MCR 1578 (‘for spice and suche thinges’).

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 Fellows of Merton College .

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-03: First online publication