The New Testament in English, by John Wycliffe, in the later version: preceded by a table of Epistles and Gospels 'after the uss of Salisburie', written in about the middle of the 15th cent.
Two leaves of a similar table from some other MS.
- Creation: written in about the middle of the 15th cent.
266 leaves, in double columns
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 265
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 21839
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
A note on fol. 13 by 'Robart Hornbe' states that his mother gave him this book on Mar. 17, 1542/3. Bought at sir Thomas Rawlinson's sale in 1733/4 (lot 365) by sir 'Peter Thompson' for £4: notes by William Herbert, who may have owned the MS., are on fol. 1.
On parchment, binding: red leather with gold ornament, made for Thomas Rawlinson early in the 18th cent.
7 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.