A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 143

Summary Catalogue no.: 1913


Gospel of St. Luke (Wycliffite glossed version)

See A. Hudson, Doctors in English: A Study of the Wycliffite Gospel Commentaries (2015).

Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 223 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.25 × 8.5 in.


2 cols.


Good border.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 692)


Origin: 14th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

‘Liber Thome Andreæ 1574’: ‘precium xl. s.’, 16th cent. (fol. 222v).

The volume appears to have come to the Library in 1603 or 1604.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the following sources, with additional reference to published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 692 [decoration, date, localization]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-30: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.