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

Merton College Q. 3. 10 (10-15)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Six bifolia, some cut down, some badly effaced
Dimensions (leaf): 240 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written): 170 × 120 mm.

Layout

Long lines, 11 of text, 11 of music on red 4-line staves.

Hand(s)

Written in an Italian gothic rotunda bookhand.

Decoration

Blue initials flourished in red; red or blue initials.

History

Origin: s. xiv ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Presumably written in England, since there is a reference to the feast of St Dunstan.

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