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'Statuta Collegii de Merton Oxonii & quædam de historiâ ejusdem'

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 69
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'Statuta Collegii de Merton Oxonii & quædam de historiâ ejusdem', a later title: the volume, written in about 1670-80, comprises:

  1. Some Extracts from the College Register relating to internal affairs (p. 1)
  2. External property (p. 40)
  3. Statutes, Injunctions, etc., 1274-1640 (p. 56)
  4. With a few later items, and an index on p. 112
  5. At p. 110 rev. is a rather earlier copy of 'Statuta Universitatis Dubliniensis' in ten chapters, perhaps incomplete


  • Creation: Written in about 1670-1680 (?)


112 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon e. 69, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 69

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19287


'Statuta Collegii de Merton Oxonii & quædam de historiâ ejusdem'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31885

Custodial History

'Liber Gulielmi Cardonnel Coll. Merton Oxon. socij anno Domini 1679...' obliterated: with the armorial bookplate 'Ex Bibliotheca Michaelis Ignatii Dugan. 1758.' In the Phillipps sale, Mar. 23, 1895, lot 746 (the catalogue states absurdly that it is in the hand of 'the learned Edward Burton'): once MS. Phillipps 6969.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. from Quaritch 27. 3. 1895.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.

'Statuta Collegii de Merton Oxonii & quædam de historiâ ejusdem'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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