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

Merton College Q. 3. 10 (27-8)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Breviary,

noted

Offices for St Hippolytus, Eusebius and the Assumption of the BVM.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two bifolia. The bifolia are not contiguous but from the same quire, of which (27) was the innermost bifolium.
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): 210 × 135 mm.

Layout

Ruled with stylus in 2 cols of 39 lines, pricked in both margins.

Hand(s)

Written in an excellent round protogothic bookhand.

Musical Notation:

Noted.

Decoration

Red, blue, green or buff initials.

History

Origin: s. xii ¾ ; English

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.

Bibliography

    D. Hartzell, Catalogue of Manuscripts Written or Owned in England up to 1200 containing Music (Woodbridge, 2006), no. 303.

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