Parts of a translation of the New Testament into English, written in the second half of the 14th cent.
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.
- Creation: written in the second half of the 14th cent.
Language of Materials
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.
7 3/8 × 5 1/4 in.