Information on cmntest-m3

PPCME2 information

Text name The New Testament (Wycliffite)
File name cmntest-m3
Manuscript Royal 1.C.8, British Library, London
Date a1425 (c1395) (Helsinki gives c1388?)
Dialect East Midlands (McIntosh et al. 1986: Buckinghamshire) (?Helsinki gives Southern)
Genre Bible
Edition Forshall, Josiah and Frederic Madden. 1879. The New Testament in English according to the version of John Wycliffe about A.D. 1380 and revised by John Purvey about A.D. 1388. Oxford: Clarendon.
Sample John I.1-XI.56
Remarks

The revision of the Wycliffite Bible which resulted in the Late Version was probably led by, if not done by, John Purvey (see Purvey's General Prologue to the Bible).

Helsinki Corpus information

File name CMNTEST
Text identifier M3 XX NEWT WYCNEW
Text name NEW TEST WYCL
Author X
Period M3
Date of original 1350-1420
Date of manuscript 1350-1420
Contemporaneity CONTEMP
Dialect SL
Verse or prose PROSE
Text type BIBLE
Relationship to foreign original TRANSL
Foreign original LATIN
Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN
Sex of author X
Age of author X
Social rank of author X
Audience description X
Participant relationship X
Interaction X
Setting X
Prototypical text category X
Sample SAMPLE X