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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.”  

Manuscript extra 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.