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GOSPEL OF JOHN, ETC. IN ENGLISH

MRJ number: 
121
College classmark: 
E.18

    Vellum, 6 x 4.25, ff. 78 + 1, 23, 19, 18 lines to a page.  (15th ?), 14th cent., in three clear hands.

    Skin over boards, fastening gone.

    Donor, T. C. S.  Priced xxs.

    Second cover lined with a fragment of a service book in large hand.

    Collation: 1 flyleaf, 18 – 88 | 92 108 114.

    Contents:

         1.  Gospel of St John.

              Here bigynne{th} {th}e prolog of Joon      .         .         .         .         .         .         .     f. 1

              This is ioon euangelist.

              Text f. 2.

              Ends f. 64a: {th}e bookis {th}at ben to be writen.  Amen.

              64b blank.

         2.  The articles of faith  .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .    65

              The ffirst artecle is {th}is {th}t gode is oo substance

                     -to fulfel {th}at {th}ingis for whiche {th}ei ben ordaynede fore.

         3.  Psalms of the Passion       .          .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .         .      67

              A God my god loke on me.

              Ends f. 78a.

              {th}u lord god of sothnesse bou{y}th me a{y}eyn.

              Forshall and Madden, no. 132 “of the later version.”  

Supplementary information 

Negative microfilm in St John's College Library.

Conrad Lindberg, 'Manuscripts and Versions of the Wycliffite Bible', Studia Neophilologica 42:2 (1970), 333-47.

Conrad Lindberg (ed.), King Henry's Bible MS Bodley 277 The Revised Version of the Wyclif Bible. Volume IV: The New Testament. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis Stockholm Studies in English C (Stockholm, 2004).

Conrad Lindberg, A Manual of the Wyclif Bible, including the Psalms. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis Stockholm Studies in English CII (Stockholm, 2007) p. 22 no. 132.

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