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Opening of rule for finding lessons. Initials, rubrics.

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Names
Wycliffe, John (d. 1384) (Associated name)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Bible, New Testament]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1425
Place Term: England
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 65
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Early owners: John Powndell, John Oxburg, Thomas Stateville, J. S. Linden. Given 1788 by Walter Taylor to Rev. William Romaine, and in 1841 by Mrs. Romaine to J. B. Storry. Lenox collection.

Content : De Ricci places this manuscript in the 15th century; Dr. Guest places it in the early 15th century. Professor Paul Acker dates it to ca. 1430.

Content : Later version, containing on ff. 119-121v an additional and otherwise unknown prologue to the Epistle to the Romans, possibly of Wycliffite authorship; the table lists lections from the Old Testament as well as those from the epistles and gospels.

Content : De Ricci, 1325. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : In Rules for Finding Lessons (ff. 1-12v), 34-6 lines in six columns. In main text, 35 lines in two columns. Ruled in pencil. Catchwords and prickings still visible.

Content : Large blue initials on gold fields or gold initials on red/blue fields, with long extensions into margins. Smaller blue initials with red penwork. Blue placemarkers. Rubrics. Notes of chapter number in upper margin.

Content : Parchment

Content: We thank Professor Paul Acker for his notes on this manuscript.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 8f1422c0-c5cb-012f-9d93-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of rule for finding lessons. Initials, rubrics." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1425. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e52f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of rule for finding lessons. Initials, rubrics." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e52f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1425). Opening of rule for finding lessons. Initials, rubrics. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e52f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of rule for finding lessons. Initials, rubrics.