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Large initial with decoration extending into borders.

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Names
Wycliffe, John (d. 1384) (Translator)
Collection

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

Wycliffite New Testament.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1650 - 1675
Place Term: England
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 66
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
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 : Bought 1576 by Robert Ardern of Barwick, from Mr. Englatt of Norwich; given 1661 by Anthony Webster to Richard Saxton, whose widow gave it to Hyme Hariot in 1664. Sold by Francis Fry to Sir William Tite, 1874. Lenox collection.

Content : 34 lines in six columns in Rule for Finding Lessons; 34 lines in two columns in main text. Ruled in pencil, catchwords visible.

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

Content : F. 1 has more ownership notes. De Ricci states that this is Purvey's version of Wycliffe's translation.

Content : Large blue initials on gold and red fields with long extensions into borders. Small blue initials with red penwork. Rubrics, placemarkers, notes of chapter numbers.

Content : Parchment

Content : Professor Paul Acker dates this manuscript to ca. 1420.

Content : We thank Professor Paul Acker for his notes on this manuscript.

Content: Between ff. 1 and 2 are sewn four paper leaves from 1661 (ff. 1a-d) containing notes on content, quotations, ownership information.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 9342c990-c5cb-012f-4ee0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1650: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1650 - 1675). Large initial with decoration extending into borders. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e538-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Large initial with decoration extending into borders.