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

Merton College E. 3. 39

Contents

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.

Layout

Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 51 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in gothic rotunda bookhand influenced by anglicana.

Decoration

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

History

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.

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

2019-12-09: First online publication