Miscellaneous Barlow papers in many hands, Written in the 17th century in England
MS. Barlow 54
Held at the Weston Library
Miscellaneous Barlow papers in many hands:
- Fol. 2 a medical account of the last illness, death (Mar. 27, 1625), and post-mortem examination of king James i
- Fol. 6. 'The names of the lords and others of his Magesties Privie Councill as they were setled Dec. 8, 168 2/3', addressed to 'The Reverend Thomas Lord Bishop of Lincoln etc. At his Lordships house next door to the Pestle and Mortar in the Pall Mall'; endorsed is an epitaph 'on my lord Ossery [Thomas Butler; . 1680] by P. Fisher', beg. 'Primipilares orbis' (fol. 6v)
- Fol. 8. 'the petition of ... Parliament to ... king Charles ... concerning Jesuits, Seminary Priests, and Popish Recusants. August 1625', beg. 'It being infallibly true'
- Fol. 12. 'A coppie of a letre [on English politics 1620-5] which was found among some Jesuits that were lately taken in London and addressed to the Father Rector of Bruxells', beg. 'Let not the danger'
- Fols. 14, 20. copies of an arrêt of the Parlement de Paris, June 23,1665, prohibiting the publication of the papal bull of 7 Kal. Jul. 1665, 'Cum ad aures' (of which fols. 15-16 are a copy), followed by a papal letter to the French clergy, 'Paternae caritati' (fol. 23)
- Fol. 26. Charles i's speech at Newmarket, Mar. 9, 164 1/2, from a printed version, beg. 'I am confident'
- Fol. 27. draft of a speech on University affairs, after 1643
- Fol. 29. a tract on prayers for the dead, by dr. [William] Page, fellow of All Souls, 1635, beg. 'That wee ought not only to give thanks'
- Fol. 37. 'An epistle of mr. John Bradford prisoner of the lord to a faithfull Christian in Coventree', beg. 'The peace wich Christ'
- Fol. 43. letter dated Sept. 31, 1638, from William Guy, asking his 'loving brother' to act as tutor to Richard Castley's son
- Fol. 44. an autograph letter asking for preferment at Chesham, endorsed by bp. Barlow, 'mr. West's rayling letter, which came to me September 22, 1676'
- Fol. 46. view of account in Latin of (i) the manor of the prebend of Leighton Bromeswold, 4-5 Hen. viii, and (ii) of the archdeacon of Northampton
- Fol. 49. Latin letter of cardinal Caesarius Baronius, to the king of Spain, dated Tusculum, id. Jun. 1605, copied from a MS. in the library of the Augustinians at Rome, with a note (fol. 51) that the letter is printed in the treatise of Baronius 'ad monarchiam Siciliae', Paris, 1609
- Fol. 52. animadversions by Barlow upon Selden's History of Tithes, Aug. 30, 1659
- Fol. 56. epitaph on Dennis Bond, esq. (d. 1659), by 'Mr Wild, a presbyterian parson of Aynho in Oxfordshire', beg. 'Now whilst Whitehall wears black and men doe feare'
- Fol. 58. autograph letter dated London, Mar. 26, 1658, from Anthony Hawler to mr. Barlow, enclosing a list (fol. 60) of commentaries on Aristotle in his possession
- Fol. 61. extracts from public records made for Barlow to show the exemption of the Queen's college from the jurisdiction of the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of Lincoln
- Fol. 63. letter dated London, April 10, 1675, from John Robinson to Barlow
- Fol. 64. 'a brief censure upon a discourse entitled the history of tithes, half printed, and intended to be published'
- Fol. 66. 'The archbishop [dr. George Abbot] of Canterbury's letter to kinge James against Toleration', printed at London 1642 and collated with the MS. by Barlow
- Fol. 68. Barlow's draft of a letter (c. 1675) on Baptism, and concerning one Henry Danvers who had made use of his name, followed by a letter to Barlow, dated London, Feb. 17, 167 4/5, from Obadiah Wills, on the same
- Fol. 72. notes of a Chancery case between 'Watersfeild' and the bishop of Chichester 28 Car. ii
- Fol. 73. undated Latin letter to Barlow from Richard Haberley
- Fol. 74. 'His Magesties chaplains appointed to wait in their months' [for 1664]
- Fol. 75. letter to Barlow dated at Paris, Dec. 9, 1671, from Alexander Smith
- Fol. 77. Spanish sonnet headed 'Vna dama aviendola despresiado y dicho que no era hermosa', beg. 'Qual suele el que a conprar va alguna cosa', followed by 31 other Spanish poems
- Fol. 105. an acrostic in honour of Barlow by George Szilágyi, a Hungarian, dated July 14, 1671, beg. 'Tanto tantarum laudum diademate dares'
- Fol. 106 to end are from a printed book
- Written in the 17th century in England
Language of Materials
- Multiple languages
MS. Barlow 54
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. 6489****
13 7/10 × 9 1/10 in.