Treatise by John Stubbes against the proposed marriage of queen Elizabeth with Francis, duke of Anjou, written in 1579 (?)
'The Discoverie of a gaping Gulfe, wherinto England is like to be swallowed, by another Frenche marriage ... Mense Augusti 1579.' This is the treatise by John Stubbes against the proposed marriage of queen Elizabeth with Francis, duke of Anjou. It was printed in 1579, but the author was punished and the book is rare. Fols. 69-99 are blank.
- Creation: written in 1579 (?)
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 259
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 21833
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
'Bibliotheca Palmeriana, Londini, 1747.'.
7 1/2 × 5 3/4 in.