Bible, Apocalypse, with gloss

Collection Data

The main part of the manuscript was written in England. The fragment of text on f. 102r-v has generally been assigned to the 14th century. The fragment on f. 103 is a recipe written in English, dated to the 15th century by Francis Wormald.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1300 - 1399 (Approximate)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. MS. 57
Bible. N.T.
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Miniatures (illuminations)
Ownership: Acquired for Spencer from Erwin Rosenthal, Berkeley CA, and accessioned in 1950.
Citation/reference: Formerly this ms. thought to be French; it is now considered of English origin. In Lewis article, p. 252, this ms. compared to the Milmete group incl. Oxford, Christ Church Ms. 92, dated 1326-7, and to Oxford, New College Ms. 65.
Physical Description
Extent: Ff. iii + 103 + iii
Red and blue initials with opposing-color penwork. Occasional red linefillers; red symbols and red daubs as placemarkers.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b22848073
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e19ff530-c6c5-012f-005b-3c075448cc4b
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