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

Merton College E. 3. 24


Language(s): Latin

Liturgical Bible (Joshua, Judges)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Seven leaves More than 410 × 270 mm.
Dimensions (written): 310 × 190 mm.


Ruled with ink in 2 cols of 30 lines.


Written in large and proficient gothic textura.


Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour; running heads (cropped) and marginal chapter-numbers in capitals of the colours. Suprascript red stress-marks for oral delivery. Yellow highlighting.


Origin: s. xv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘61. hh. 1–4’ (Paulus Castrensis, Lyons 1544–5).

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.

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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