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Copies of some printed treatises in the Amicia dispute, 17th century

Gough Cheshire 21

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Copies of some printed treatises in the Amicia dispute (see MS. Gough Cheshire 7), including:
  1. Sir Peter Leicester's Answer (1673), Addenda to the Answer, two Books (1674), all with manuscript notes by the author
  2. Also a manuscript of Leicester's Reply to sir Thomas Manwaring's Answer, dated 1675 (printed in 1676), in the author's handwriting
  3. Some Latin proverbs collected by Alexander Leicester (1682) are at the beginning


  • 17th century


1 volume

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Gough Cheshire 21

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. 17850

Custodial History

Successive owners have been sir P. Leicester, his chaplain James, another Peter Leicester, sir Francis (?, who writes a note explaining this), and Peter Le Neve, who wrote some notes in the volume.

Repository Details

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