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Italian and French writings, written in the second half of the 17th cent.

MS. D'Orville 548

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Made up of two MSS., comprising:

  1. (fol. 3) A discourse on Oliver Cromwell, in Italian, imperfect: beg. 'Non si mette in dubbio che non habbia Cromuele meritato il titolo di Tiranno': part of fol. 4 is lost, and perhaps the beginning of the discourse
  2. (fol. 17) 'Observations curieuses, sur l'Estat et Gouvernement de France, avec les noms, les dignitez, et Families principales': beg. 'L'Estat et Gouvernement de France est monarchie.'.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 17th cent.


38 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian
  • French


MS. D'Orville 548

Former reference:

Auct. X. 3. 1

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. IV, no 17426

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/4 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom