Middle English Manuscripts : Later Version Wycliffe Acts of the Apostles

Middle English Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> Later Wycliffite version of the Acts of the Apostles, except the portion 7: 31 to 10: 6, which is in the earlier version (folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(62);return false;'>29v</a> line 14 to folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(92);return false;'>44v</a> line 4).</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Forshall and Madden, no. 161. Three leaves are missing: folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(134);return false;'>65v</a> ends 'and from þens' (14: 25) and folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(135);return false;'>66r</a> begins 'syn vp' (15: 5); folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(146);return false;'>71v</a> ends 'spiritt of dyuy-' (16: 16) and folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(147);return false;'>72r</a> begins 'kepe ham' (16: 23); folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(172);return false;'>84v</a> ends 'to repreef: but' (19: 27) and folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(173);return false;'>85r</a> begins 'houris' (19: 34). Prologue, folios <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(7);return false;'>3r-4r</a>. In the part of Acts taken from the earlier version there are red headings in the text at 8: 5, 8: 14, 8: 26, and 9: 1, and the word 'eende' is written in red at 8: 9 after 'cyte', at 8: 17 after 'gost', and at 9: 22 after 'crist'. The headings are: (folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(71);return false;'>34r</a>) The thursdai pystil in witsone weke; (folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(73);return false;'>35</a>) Þe tewsday pistil in witsone weke and in commemoracyoun of the holy gooste'; (folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(76);return false;'>36v</a>) The fyrst þrusday pistyl after paske; (folio <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(80);return false;'> 38v</a>) The pistyl of þe conuersyoun of seynt poule. The lessons at these points are those of the earlier Wycliffite version: cf. Forshall and Madden, iv. 688, 697, 687, 691. 'DEO GRACIAS' at the end, folo <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(253);return false;'>125r</a>. Folios <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(254);return false;'>125v-126v</a> are left blank.</p>


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