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Collection of English and Latin items, Written in the later 17th century by Anthony à Wood and others

MS. Wood D. 19 (2)

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  1. Fol. 1. An introduction to the study of Roman and canon law, in English, headed, Aναλεκτα de Studio Juris Caesarej et Pontificij in usum Amici Theologiae Candidati tumultuario opere consarcinata'
  2. Fol. 11. 'Divers remarkable orders of the Ladies at the Spring Garden in Parliament assembled', Mar. 20, 1647, a lampoon by sir Henry Neville (d. 1694) printed at the time
  3. Fol. 24. 'Παραλληλσμὸς τῶν ήμερῶν Πυριμ', a parallel between the book of Esther and Gunpowder plot, by Francis James of New college, Oxford
  4. Fol. 42. a speech of Griffin Higgs before the University of Oxford in 1623
  5. Fol. 45. 'Midsummer Moon ... being a character of Mr Cheynell the Arch-Visitor of Oxford . . printed in 1648
  6. Fol. 49. speeches to the Queen at Oxford and Cambridge in 1681, copied by Wood
  7. Fol. 52. lord Ossory's speech on resigning the governorship of Ireland and (fol. 53) an incomplete oration by mr. Edward Hales upon the setting up of king James II's statue in the quadrangle of University college, Feb. 7, 1686
  8. Fol. 55. a proposal made to prince Henry, son of James i, for the construction of a royal library
  9. Fol. 70. an English poem by dr. Richard Corbet, acquired by Wood 'out of dr. Barten Holydaye's studie after his death', entitled 'Iter Boreale', and beg. 'Four clerkes of Oxford, doctors two and two' (fol. 78)
  10. Fol. 80. Latin verses headed 'Vindiciae Templi sancti Pauli', endorsed by Wood 'e musaeo mr. Hen. Foulis, 1669', and others (fol. 94) on the execution of Charles I
  11. Fol. 92. miscellaneous epitaphs and occasional verses from many sources
Labelled '103'


  • Written in the later 17th century by Anthony à Wood and others


117 Leaves

Language of Materials

English , Latin


MS. Wood D. 19 (2)

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. 8565

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/10 × 7 7/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom