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

University College MS. 96

Contents

Wycliffite Summary of the Old Testament with Interpretations of Scripture (including the General Prologue to the Wycliffite Bible); Gospel lections in Middle English for Easter and Palm Sunday
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: vellum

Decoration

Red initials. Spaces left for initials. Anglicana script, showing Secretary influence.

Binding

Unbound

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning-end ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

"This book seemeth to have been made by John Wickliffe." "I take this note to be of Mr Obad. Walker’s handwriting. Teste Guil. Smith, Aug. 26, 1700." (Notes on the flyleaf) "List of contents in the hand of O. Walker." (anonymous note in Duke Humphrey copy of Coxe)

Record Sources

Summary description based on the following sources.

S. J. Ogilvie-Thomson (ed.), The Index of Middle English Prose VIII: Manuscripts Containing Middle English Prose in Oxford College Libraries (Cambridge, 1991), p. 109

Availability

For permission to use images of this manuscript, please contact University College Library: library@univ.ox.ac.uk

Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.