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Select Clarendon Papers, c. 17th century

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MS. Clarendon 91

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  1. Fol. 1. a holograph message from James i to the Committees of the House of Lords, beginning 'Milordis according to my promeise', asking for £140, 000
  2. Fol. 4. a letter from Louis xiii of France to Charles i, congratulating him on the birth of the Princess Anne (Mar. 1637), in French
  3. Fol. 7. the original of Cal. vol. i, no. 1409
  4. Fol. 10. the original of ibid. no. 1427
  5. Fol. 13. Cal. vol. i, no. 1656
  6. Fol. 14. ibid. no. 1747
  7. Fol. 17. a holograph letter from Oliver Cromwell to col. Cicely, 10 Dec. 1645, presented or bequeathed by capt. Montagu (in 1863?)
  8. Fol. 18. Cal. vol. i, no. 2061
  9. Fol. 19. ibid., no. 2172
  10. Fol. 21. ibid., no. 1900, in Edgeman's hand
  11. Fol. 23. ibid., no. 2263
  12. Fol. 25. ibid., no. 2271
  13. Fol. 28. ibid., no. 2285
  14. Fol. 30. ibid., no. 2290
  15. Fol. 33. ibid., no. 2307
  16. Fol. 35. ibid., no. 2313
  17. Fol. 38. ibid., no. 2314
  18. Fol. 40. ibid., no. 2323
  19. Fol. 43. ibid., no. 3331
  20. Fol. 45. ibid., no. 3339
  21. Fol. 47. ibid., no. 3325
  22. Fol. 49. ibid., no. 2327
  23. Fol. 51. ibid., no. 2328
  24. Fol. 54. ibid., no. 2332
  25. Fol. 56. ibid., no. 2333, the three drafts
  26. Fol. 64. ibid., no. 2335
  27. Fol. 66. ibid., no. 2337
  28. Fol. 68. ibid., no. 2326
  29. Fol. 70. ibid., no. 2342
  30. Fol. 73. ibid., no. 2366
  31. Fol. 75. a holograph letter from qu. Henrietta Maria to Charles ii, in French, beg. 'Monsieur mon fils, je me crois obligee', endorsed 'Au Roy Monsieur mon fils'
  32. Fol. 78. from the same to the same, in French, 25 Oct. 1658, beg. 'Monsieur mon Fils, Sur le partement', about card. Retz
  33. Fol. 80. Cal. vol. i, no. 2979
  34. And two facsimiles.
Part of the chronological series of Clarendon State Papers, dealing chiefly with English history from 1608 to 1689, with a few earlier and later. The printed Calendar, see introduction, stops at the end of 1657, but is continued in manuscript as far as about 1663. The papers themselves are from almost all parts of the successive Clarendon donations.

Dates

  • c. 17th century

Extent

97 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Clarendon 91

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. III, no. 16177

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment

Dimensions

13 7/8 × 10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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