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'Contemplations and reflexions upon the Psalmes of David, applying those devotions to the troubles of this time. By Edward Earle of Clarendon', Written in about A.D. 1671

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MS. Clarendon 135***

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'Contemplations and reflexions upon the Psalmes of David, applying those devotions to the troubles of this time. By Edward Earle of Clarendon', with a dedication and preface. These (MSS. Clarendon 135*, 135**, 135***) were begun in about 1647 and laid aside in 1651 when he had reached the 70th Psalm. In 1668 the work was resumed and finished by 18/28 Feb. 1670/1, the date of the dedication. It was printed in 1727. The present volumes, which divide after the 56th and 109th Psalms, are a careful contemporary copy, bound in red leather with gold tooling and on every cover the arms of the author, combining Hyde, Langford and Aylesbury, surmounted by a coronet.

Dates

  • Written in about A.D. 1671

Extent

118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Clarendon 135***

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. 16232

Custodial History

Presented by the marquis of Queensberry, probably in 1785 or 1786.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, see below

Dimensions

13 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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