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Writings by Sir Thomas More, Written in about the middle of the 16th century

MS. Ballard 72
Held at the Weston Library

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Writings by Sir Thomas More:

  1. Fol. 1. 'The second boke of the Supplication of soules.'
  2. Fol. 51v. 'The preface of the Confutacion of Tindal's Answere made Anno 1532 ...'
  3. Fol. 81v. 'Here foloweth certaine letters & other thynges which syr Thomas More wrote while he was prysoner in the Towre of London.' All the above are printed in More's Works

Fol. iii is a fragment of a 16th century Primer, in English.


  • Creation: Written in about the middle of the 16th century


106 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Ballard 72

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. III, no. 10857

Physical Facet

On paper


6 1/4 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom