Wycliff's English translation of the New Testament, with prologues, in the later version, written in about the middle of the 15th cent.
Wycliff's English translation of the New Testament, with prologues, in the later version: leaves containing Matth. i. 1--ii, 1 John xxi. 21-end, Rom. i. 1-31 are lost, and several others are damaged. At the end is a table of lessons, epistles and gospels. On fol. 194v is a picture of a Crucifix with 'Thomas Peuere', and on the opposite page a shield bearing the 'arma Thome Pe' (early 16th cent. ?).
- Creation: written in about the middle of the 15th cent.
206 leaves, in double columns
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 240
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. IV, no 21814
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Owned by 'Lucas Campion' in the 16th cent., and 'Mr Bennett' in the 18th: there is also the armorial bookplate of the 'Revd Fred. Ekins' (d. 1842).
6 3/4 × 4 7/8 in.