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'A Monument of Christian Munificence...', Written in 1727 by F. Little

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MS. Gough Berks 11

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'A Monument of Christian Munificence, wherein the honourable memory of the cheiffe Benefactours both to the olde Fraternitie of the Holy Crosse and the newe fowndation of the Hospitall of Christ in Abingdon ... is registered...' The Epistle dedicatory is signed by Frauncis Little, 20 Sept. 1627. This is an account of the two foundations and their benefactors, in the original plain leather binding.

Dates

  • Written in 1727 by F. Little

Extent

166 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Berks 11

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17725

Custodial History

Owned in the second half of the 17th century by sir John Verney afterwards visc. Fermanagh (see pp. 108, 164), and a Verney armorial bookplate of the 18th century is in the volume.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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