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An anonymous treatise of advice to king Charles ii, Written in 1660 or 1661

MS. Clarendon 109
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

An anonymous treatise of advice to king Charles ii apparently written in the 2nd half of 1660 or the first half of 1661, touching affairs of internal and external government, as well as such personal matters as the king's 'devertismentes'; in 15 chapters with a preface. It is no doubt by Clarendon, and here copied out by a clerk as a presentation copy to the king before his enthronement. Chap. 1 beg. 'I begin with the Militia firste.'.


  • Creation: Written in 1660 or 1661


104 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Clarendon 109

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. 16195

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, limp white parchment, with fine gold tooling, and blue silk strings


12 3/4 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom