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

MS. Douce 240

Summary Catalogue no.: 21814


New Testament (later Wycliffite version)
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Pächt and Alexander iii. 969, pl. XCI:

Good initials. Good miniature (drawing), added 15th century second half, with on a scroll 'Thomas Pevere', and his arms.


Origin: 15th century, first half and second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).


    Published descriptions:

    Elizabeth Solopova, Manuscripts of the Wycliffite Bible in the Bodleian and Oxford College Libraries (Liverpool, 2016), cat. 13

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.