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

MS. Fairfax 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 3882

Contents

Bible (later Wycliffite version) (with earlier version prologues for the Old Testament, commentary and glosses)
Language(s): Middle English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

P├Ącht and Alexander iii. 798:

Good borders.

Good initials.

Binding

Brown leather stamped and gold-tooled, with two decorated metal clasps, 17th-cent. English work.

History

Origin: 1408 ; English

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 485
    Elizabeth Solopova, Manuscripts of the Wycliffite Bible in the Bodleian and Oxford College Libraries (Liverpool, 2016), cat. 21

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.