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'Viri illustres ecclesiae Anglicanae restauratae...', Written about 1673, in two hands

MS. Wood F. 8

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'Viri illustres ecclesiae Anglicanae restauratae, containing an account of the succession, with several particulars relating to the lives, works, etc., of the English prelates from the years 1560 to 1672', by Robert Blofield, archdeacon of Norwich (fol. vii).

Wood's note at the foot of the title-page says 'The general or most part, if not all, of this book, is taken from printed authors-and little or nothing therein but what was known before'.


  • Written about 1673, in two hands


265 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wood F. 8

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. II, no. 8470


  • A list of the biographies is printed in Huddesford's catalogue.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 3/4 × 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom