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Collection of five English MSS., Written in about the middle of the 17th century see below

MS. Jones 14
Held at the Weston Library

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Collection of five English MSS.:

  1. Fol. iii. The Life of Cardinal Wolsey by George Cavendish, with a coloured design giving Wolsey's arms as bishop of various sees, and as archbishop and cardinal: a transcript 'Per me Thomam Woodcock.'
  2. Fol. 100. 'Contemplations upon the History of Ruth', paraphrases and meditations: beg. 'As an entrance to this divine history', a transcript, but fols. 301-303a seem to contain a fragment of the original MS. (Ruth iv. 15-end)
  3. Fol. 305. 'The Wedding Robe, or a treatise touching the vnlawfullnes of Protestants marriages with Papists . By George Hakewill, Dr in Divinity ... and Rector of Exceter Colledge in Oxford.' This appears to be the original MS.
  4. Fol. 315v. 'The confutacion of the Popes supremacie wrytten by Gregory of Hemburgh [Heimburg] a hundreth and xxxj yeares agoo [A.D. 1530] and now fyrst put in print', the original MS. of the translation from the Latin (Bâle, 1555 etc.), seemingly written in 1661
  5. Fol. 328. 'Some things to be considered of any one who liuing in the Communion of the Church of England . is strongly mooued to ... betake himself to ... (the Romane Church)', beg. 'Long before Luther.'


  • Creation: Written in about the middle of the 17th century see below


351 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Jones 14

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. 8921

Custodial History

These five divisions were separate MSS. when in Mr. Jones's possession.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom