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Ownership notes.
Wycliffe, John (d. 1384) (Translator)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Wycliffite New Testament.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1650 - 1675
Place: England
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 66
Borders (Ornament Areas)
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
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 918b3340-c5cb-012f-f3a8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1650: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ownership notes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1650 - 1675. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e53b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ownership notes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e53b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1650 - 1675). Ownership notes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e53b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ownership notes.