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

Merton College E. 3. 35 (2)


Language(s): Latin

Ivo of Chartres, Decretum (viii. 50 &c.)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: A bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): 210 × 195 mm.


40 long lines, pricked in the outer margins only.


Written in an exquisite protogothic bookhand of west-country type.


Red, green or purple initials.


Origin: s. xii 2/4 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1590’. Two more leaves are in Oxford, Trinity Coll., A*. 8. 5 (Sadeelis Opera, 1593).

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. 953.

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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