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

Merton College E. 3. 33


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: one leaf
Dimensions (leaf): 170 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135 × 80 mm.


2 cols of 59 lines.


Written in a microscopic but elegant gothic rotunda bookhand.


Blue initials flourished in red; small red initials; running heads and marginal chapter-numbers in the colours. In the lower margin of the verso is a long note in a neat French cursive hand.


Origin: s. xiii ; ?French

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘48. a. 24’ (Macarius, Paris 1559).

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.


    Ker, Pastedowns, no. 669.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-09: First online publication

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