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Mark 1, penwork initial

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Wycliffite New Testament

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1385 - 1399
Place Term: England
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 67
Ownership : On first leaf, a signature reading "a uous me ly/ Glouce(stre)"? Has been interpreted that it was owned by Richard, Duke of Gloucester, later Richard III. Owned 1850 by Thomas Banister of the Inner Temple. Given 1884 by J. J. Astor.

Content : 45 lines in two columns in main text, 67-8 lines in calendar. Ruling in drypoint and occasionally in pen. Catchwords and prickings visible.

Content : De Ricci says this manuscript has 210 folios.

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

Content : Parchment

Content : Professor Paul Acker dates this manuscript to ca. 1390. Guest dates it to the late fourteenth century, De Ricci to the fourteenth century..

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

Content : Blue initials with red penwork. Numbers of verses in margins. Sometimes columns outlined in brown.

Content : De Ricci and notes in dossier state that this is the original version of Wycliffe's translation, thus pre-1400. Note on last front paper flyleaf says 1371.

Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 14
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
MSS Unit ID : 2557
UUID: 956cab10-c5cb-012f-9e1c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1385: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Mark 1, penwork initial