'The descoverie of A Gaping Gulf, wherinto England is like to be Swallowed by an other french Mariage ... 1579', perhaps a copy of the printed edition of this anonymous work by John Stubbes, written chiefly in the 16th cent., in several hands
On fol. 2 is (sir Philip Sidney's) letter to queen Elizabeth dissuading her from marriage, 1581.
At fols. 16, 117v, are two sermons, on 2 Sam. xxiv. 22 and Is. xxv.: on fol. 143 is a contemporary abstract of 'Judge Crooke his Argument vpon Shipmoney', 1637, beg. 'This is the greatest case.'.
- Creation: written chiefly in the 16th cent., in several hands
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 46
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 21620
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Owned by 'Wm Herbert' (18th cent.).
6 × 3 7/8 in.