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The New Testament in Wyclifs later translation, with prologues, Written early in the 15th century

MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 5

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The New Testament in Wyclifs later translation, with prologues: followed on fol. 235v by lists of 'the Pistlis & the Gospels of the Newe Testament.' On fol. 244v is a copy of the Latin will of Robert Thoft of St. Botulph's at Lincoln (?), 11 April, 1415.


  • Written early in the 15th century


247 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 5

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17681

Custodial History

Sixteenth century owners were 'W. T[urner?]', dean of Wells, 1563, 'lane Turner', 'Wennyfred Turner', and perhaps W. Mylett ('William Mylett est nomen eius'): subsequently dr. Daniel Waterland is stated to have owned the book (a note on fol. iiiv may be in his hand): then the rev. John Lewis of Margate, who published Wyclifs New Testament from this MS.: from his executors it was purchased 'by me Ebenezer Mussell': after his sale in 1766 it belonged to 'Wm Herbert.'.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in the old oak boards, with coloured capitals, etc.


8 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom