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'A confutation of astrologicall daemonologie', by John Chamber, Written in 1603-1634 by John Chamber

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MS. Savile 42
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'A confutation of astrologicall daemonologie', by John Chamber, canon of Windsor and fellow of Eton (d. 1604), in defence of his 'Treatise against Judiciarie Astrologie' attacked by Sir Christopher Heydon, bart., with preface dedicated to James i and dated from Windsor, Feb. 2, 1603/04. This is a fair copy, but the work was never printed.

Dates

  • Written in 1603-1634 by John Chamber

Extent

234 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 42

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. 6588

Custodial History

Labelled '42'

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, brown leather, richly gold-tooled, on boards, with the badge of the Boleyn family on each cover, English work of about 1600

Dimensions

12 1/5 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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