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

Merton College MCR 1609


Language(s): Latin

Lectionary for secular use

Media lectio de sermone beati Iohannis apostoli. 9 lessons. lectio iiii. Magnum Ieremie sanctissimi meritum magnum meum collatum .... Chrysostomus lat. 13 (Paul the Deacon, Hom. I. 93). Omelia beati Gregorii. Pensate f. mansuetudinem Dei relaxare peccata uenerat et dicebat .... GREGORY, Hom. in Evang. I, 18 (Paul the Deacon, Hom. I. 94).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: The wrapper is a substantial part of a bifolium (lacking the outer and lower margins)
Dimensions (written): Written space orig. 175 mm. wide.


2 cols, more than 47 lines.


Written in a large gothic textura.


Blue initials flourished in red.


Origin: s. xiv1 ; English (prob. Oxford)

Provenance and Acquisition

Wrapper for MCR 1609 (Survey of Kibworth).

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.


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Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-01-07: First online publication

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