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

Merton College 88. i. 1-7


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Fourteen leaves


2 cols of 50 lines.


Origin: s. xv

Provenance and Acquisition

Bound in 88. i. 1–7 (L. Surius, Vitae Sanctorum, 7 vols, Cologne 1576–81, given by John Reynolds).

Two leaves in Jesus Coll., C. 9. 15 Gall. (F. Connanus, Basel 1562); one fragm. in Oxford, Corpus Christi Coll., MS 488 no. 37, taken from ‘Δ. 7. 21’ (T. Martin, London 1554); four leaves in MS 488 nos 131–2, taken from ‘LC. 18. c. 4’ (P. Canisius, Cologne 1577), MS 488 no. 130 and 495 no. 9, taken from ‘LD. 8. c. 10’ (J. Medina, &c., Ingolstadt, &c., 1581); six leaves in Exeter Coll., 1. e. 11–13 (Rupert of Deutz, 3 vols, Cologne 1577); one fragm. in Queen’s Coll., AA. e. 10 (H. Stephanus, Paris 1581) and two in UU. d. 168 (Gregory of Tours, &c., Cologne 1583, &c.); two leaves in Oxford, St John’s Coll., U. 3. 15 (Ivo of Chartres, Louvain 1561, prob. belonged to John Reynolds); four leaves in Bodl. Libr., MS Auct. F. 1. 4; nine leaves in Salisbury Cath., E. 2. 13–17 (Nicholas de Lyra, 5 vols, Basel 1502–8).

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, nos 1035, 1279, 1290, 1294, 1320, 1331, 1357, 1362, 1397, 1403, 1578.

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-18: First online publication

See the Availability section of this record for information on viewing the item in a reading room.