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The Bible in English, in the second version of Wyclif, Written in 1408 in England

MS. Fairfax 2
Held at the Weston Library

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The Bible in English, in the second version of Wyclif, but with prologues in the Old Testament of the earlier version, with a running commentary in the top margin, and numerous glosses. The prologues to Isaiah (here prefixed to Jeremiah) and Baruch are in the later version, and Wisdom has none.

Colophon: 'The err of the Lord m.ccc [c erased] and viii ϸis book was endid' (fol. 385). After the Psalms (fol. 188) is a table of lessons, epistles, and gospels for the year, according to the use of Sarum.


  • Creation: Written in 1408 in England


389 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Fairfax 2

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. 3882

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, binding, brown leather stamped and gold-tooled, with two decorated metal clasps, 17th-century English work


17 3/5 × 11 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom