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'Hypercritica, or a rule of judgment for writing or reading our Histories', Written about 1610

MS. Wood F. 9
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Hypercritica, or a rule of judgment for writing or reading our Histories.' Four addresses by Edmund Bolton (d. about 1633), in reply to sir Henry Savile, printed from this MS. by Anthony Hall (Oxford, 1722).


  • Creation: Written about 1610


50 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wood F. 9

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. 8471

Custodial History

'Anthony à Wood, 1670' on inner front cover.

Physical Facet

On paper, contemporary binding, white vellum tooled in gilt


12 1/3 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom