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Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University,  Ricketts 30
Description: ff. 246 - Bound c. 1900 in black morocco by Riviere & Son, parchment endleaves; in a brown cloth case. - Signature Ann MoneyIon fol. 84r, probably eighteenth-century; George C. Thomas (1839-1909), banker and picture collector; his sale, Philadelphia, 18 November 1924, lot 205; C. L. Ricketts; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - De Ricci 1935, p. 623.
Notes:-Contains portions of the Wycliffite Bible, much used and very worn, many edges defective from damp, pages at end almost illegible where the acidic ink has eaten through the parchment (mostly now patched).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Language: Latin English Country: England Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r- 246
Description: - Parchment - 110 x 72 mm - Collation: i13 [apparently, presumably of 14, i cancelled], ii7 [of 8, lacking i, before fol. 14], iii–viii8, ix7 of 8, lacking viii, after fol. 74], x–xix8, xx7 [of 8, lacking vii, after fol. 161], xxi–xxx8, xxxi4 [perhaps of 8, lacking all after iv], with horizontal catchwords and contemporary leaf signatures; ruled apparently in ink, 18 lines, written-space 62 mm. by 42 mm.; written in dark brown ink.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV2/4Searchable Date Range: 1425 - 1450
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Textura
Figurative Decoration: 16 illuminated initials (mostly 5- or 6-line) with three-quarter illuminated borders, on fols. 42r (psalm 26), 60v (psalm 38), 77v (psalm 52), 96v (psalm 68), 120r (psalm 80), 140v (psalm 97, initial for psalm 109 lacking but offsets on fol. 162r), 205v (canticles, mostly torn away), 225v (Matins), 229r (Lauds), 233v (Prime), 235r (Terce), 236v (Sext), 237v (None), 239v (Vespers), 241v (Compline) and 243v (Penitential Psalms).
Other Decoration: headings and Latin key words in red, versal capitals in alternating red and blue; 2-line psalm initials in blue with red penwork
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 6

Text 1: f. 1r-4r
Title: Calendar table
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: these blak lynes downward
Notes: Includes a table of roman and arabic numerals, fol. 2v, tables, recording leap years, Sunday letters and what are primesiand marchesifor all the years 1425-1472; fol 4r, on the phases of the moon 
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Text 2: f. 4v-13v
Title: Calendar
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Sarum use 

Text 3: f. 14r
Title: Psalms and Canticles
Language(s): English
Incipit: breke we ye bondis of hem, & caste we awei
Explicit: Here endith ye psalmes that stonden aftir ye sauter, whiche ben clepid ye canticlis AMEN
Notes: The Psalter is taken from the Wycliffite Bible text as revised in the 1380s by or in the circle of Wycliffe’s personal assistant, John Purvey (c. 1353–c. 1428; cf. Hargreaves 1956), corresponding with that in the Wycliffite Bible edited by Forshall and Madden 1881 .Psalms begin on fol. 14v, ending on fol. 205v, followed by the canticles, ending on fol. 225v. 
Status of text: imperfect

Text 4: ff. 225v-243r
Title: Here begynneth matins of oure ladi Hours of the Virgin
Language(s): English
Incipit: Domine labia mea aperies, Lord you schalt opene my lippis
Notes: The translation of the Hours of the Virgin used here is no. 225 in Raymo 1986, pp. 2569–70, and it corresponds to the edition published by William Maskell 1882.Hours of the Virgin (Maskell 1882, p. 1), Matins, followed by Lauds (fol. 229r), Prime (fol. 233v), Terce (fol. 235r), Sext (fol. 236v), None (fol. 237v), Vespers (fol. 239v) and Compline (fol. 241v). 

Text 5: ff. 243v-244r
Title: Here bigynneth ye vii P Penitential Psalms and fifteen Gradula Psalms
Language(s): Latin
Notes: fol. 243v, ( Maskell 1882, p. 81) and the fifteen Gradual Psalms (fol. 244r, Here bigynneth ye xv psalmisiMaskell 1882, p. 95), both comprising little more than the psalms’ Latin headings, since the texts occur in full in Hours of the Virgin above. 

Text 6: f. 244v-246v
Title: Here bigynneth ye letanye Litany
Language(s): English
Status of text: so worn as to be almost illegible, breaking off imperfectly.