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Collection of two MSS., Of the latter part of the 16th century

MS. Jones 32
Held at the Weston Library

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Two MSS.:

A. Fol. 3. A conference between a scholar, a gentleman and a Lawyer, on public affairs, chiefly an attack on the earl of Leicester, dedicated to G. M. 'in Gratious Streete in London', dated 1584: beg. 'Not longe before Christmas last.'.


  1. Fol. 72v. 'A treatise of the succession of the Crowne of Englande :' beg. 'The Contro-versie betweene the houses :' at end, 'Taken out of a book of D. R. and written the 4th day of November, 1599.'
  2. Fol. 82. 'A declaracion of the succession of the Crowne Imperiall of Englande, made by J[ohn] Halles, briefed by A. G.', sometimes attributed to sir Nicholas Bacon, and answered by sir Antony Browne (d. 1567): beg. 'In soe waightie a matter I neede vse:' at end 'Taken out of a booke of D. R. and written the 6th of November 1599.'


  • Creation: Of the latter part of the 16th century


90 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Jones 32

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. 8940

Custodial History

'Gualterus Johnes verus possessor huius libri', 17th cent.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom