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'An account of the life of the venerable sir Augustin Baker...', Written shortly before 1691 by Wilfrid Reeve

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MS. Wood B. 4

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'An account of the life of the venerable sir Augustin Baker, monk of the English congregation of S. Benedict, who died in England, upon the 9th of August, A.D. 1641 aetatis suae 63', copied and probably compiled by dom Wilfrid Reeve.

(fols. 70-end are blank)

Labelled '113'

Dates

  • Written shortly before 1691 by Wilfrid Reeve

Extent

91 pages

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood B. 4

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. 8575

Custodial History

'Fr. Wilfrid' on inner front cover.

Bibliography

  • Most of this life, which is of no independent value, is printed in the Ampleforth Journal (1898), iv. 59-74, 196-213, and other copies are cited in The Life of Fr. Augustine Baker, O.S.B., 1575-1641 , edited by dom Justin McCann, O.S.B. (1933), pp. 157-8, which see for a fuller account.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 × 4 3/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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