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The New Testament in English in the later version of Wyclif, Written in the mid-15th century in England

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MS. Fairfax 11

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The New Testament in English in the later version of Wyclif, with the usual prologues, preceded by a Calendar (fol. 1) and table of lessons according to the use of Sarum (fol. 7).

Dates

  • Written in the mid-15th century in England

Extent

201 Leaves

Language of Materials

Middle English

Shelfmark

MS. Fairfax 11

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. 3891

Custodial History

Owned in the late 16th cent. by 'William Santclair of Roislin, Knecht' [Rosslyn or Roslin] (fols. 1, 18v), later by 'D. Sinclair of Roisling' (ib.), and subsequently 'Bought in Scotland' (fol. 1) by Sir Thomas Fairfax, whose signature is on foll. iii, i, etc. For the Sinclairs of Roslin cf. MS. Fairfax 12.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, with illuminated capitals and borders

Dimensions

11 2/5 × 7 4/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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