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

Merton College E. 3. 39


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: A bifolium, the outermost leaf of a quire
Dimensions (leaf): 330 × 230 mm.
Dimensions (written): 230 × 165 mm.


Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 51 lines.


Written in gothic rotunda bookhand influenced by anglicana.


A blue initial flourished in red; red or blue paraphs.


Origin: s. xiv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1584c’.

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

2019-12-09: First online publication

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