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Collections by Samuel Woodford, Before 9 March 1691

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MS. Eng. th. c. 68

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Collections by Samuel Woodford, made before 9 March 1691, 'Psalterium sextuplex':
  1. A. Septuagint
  2. B. Old Latin
  3. C. Roman
  4. D. Gallican
  5. E. 'Psalterium liturgicum Ecclesiae Anglicanae'
  6. F. Wycliffite psalter

Dates

  • Before 9 March 1691

Extent

388 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. th. c. 68

Custodial History

A and D are from Thomas Gale's octavo edition of the psalter in Greek and Latin (Oxford, 1678) inlaid in folio sheets on which the other versions are written. D was collated with the Gallican text printed in the Quincuplex psalterium of J. Lefevre d'√Čtaples (Paris, 1508 and 1513), and with the revised version of the Vulgate printed in 1592. E ends in the middle of Psalm 5. F was 'written out of the original MSS', in which the prologues, copied on fols. 1-2, had peculiarities not recorded by J. Forshall and F. Madden in any manuscript collated for The Holy Bible ... in the earliest English versions ... by John Wycliffe ..., 4 vols. (Oxford, 1850).

Fols. 335-57 contain collations from the copy of the Greek psalter (Venice, 1486) owned by Thomas Marshall (now Bodleian, [pr. bk.] Auct. M. inf. 1.2), with readings in Walton's Polyglot and with the texts of Morinus (Paris, 1628) and Gale (Oxford, 1678), transcribed by John Ayray.

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