MS. Bodl. 183
Summary Catalogue no.: 2084
Certain books of the Old Testament and Apocrypha read in the Lessons and Epistles, in Wycliffe's later version: Tobit* (fol. 185), Judith (fol. 192), Esther (fol. 201v), Proverbs (fol. 212), Ecclesiastes (fol. 230v), Song of Songs* (fol. 236v), Wisdom (fol. 239v), Ecclesiasticus* (fol. 252), all with prologues (of the earlier version slightly altered) except those marked with an asterisk.
A list of contents is at fol. 286, and fols. vi-xv are occupied by a 'Kalender of Lessons. Pistlis. & Gospels', 'aftir the vse of Salisbury', for Sundays, weekdays, commemorations and saints' days. The lower text and margins of fols. 89–93 are injured, and the margin only of fols. 111–120.
Marginal drawings (catchwords). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 806, pl. LXXVIII)
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Robert Barker, the king's printer, in 1604.
Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-05-07: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.