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Papers of Johan van Wachtendonck, appointed by the States of Holland to negotiate for the exchange of prisoners etc. in the English and Dutch wars, 1665-74, written chiefly in the second half of the 17th cent.

MS. D'Orville 582

  • Request

Comprises 'Genealogia Wachtendonck', notes of the family from the 13th century to A.D. 1699. Among them are:

  1. (fol. 10) a certified copy of the naturalization of John van Wachtendonck in England, 1663, in English
  2. (fol. 25) leaves from a heraldic Album amicorum, 1592
  3. (fol. 42) 'Notatu digna', autobiographical notes of Johan van Wachtendonck, 1632-80, in Dutch.


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


138 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish
  • English
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 582

Former reference:

Auct. X. 4. 13

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 17460

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/8 × 9 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom