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

Merton College E. 3. 41


Language(s): Latin

Peter Comestor, Historia Scholastica

The end of Ruth and beginning of I Reg.

The quire number IX is at the foot of the verso of the leaf beginning I Reg.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Four leaves, the edges clipped
Dimensions (leaf): 205 × 155 mm.
Dimensions (written): 165 × 125 mm.


Ruled with plummet in 2 cols of 49 lines.


Written in a small neat protogothic bookhand.


Red or green initials.


Origin: c. 1200 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a printed book.

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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