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

Merton College E. 3. 29

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: The foot of one leaf. The leaf 300 mm. wide, written space 190 mm.
Dimensions (leaf): 300
Dimensions (written): 190

Layout

2 cols, ruled with ink.

Hand(s)

Written in large gothic textura.

Decoration

The text on one side is framed with a border in colours and gold, with ivy-leaf &c. ornament; blue initials flourished in red; small plain red initials; yellow highlighting.

History

Origin: s. xv ; ?English

Provenance and Acquisition

Probably used as a wrapper for records.

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

2019-12-05: First online publication