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Parts of a translation of the New Testament into English, written in the second half of the 14th cent.

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MS. Douce 250

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Containing Matth. i. i-v. 34, Acts i. 1-19, iv. 7-xxviii, James, 1 & 2 Peter, 1-3 John, Jude.

Matth. v beg. 'Sothly Crist seynge the peple he wente up in to an hylle. & whan he had sette him downe his disciplis come to hym: & he openynge his mouthe techinge hem seyinge.'.

Scribbled names are 'Nycholas Robyns' (fol. 35v), 'Ralph Borton' (fol. 53), both 16th cent.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 14th cent.

Extent

86 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 250

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 21824

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

7 3/8 × 5 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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