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A defence of the Cup and 'Continet hic liber Fundationes sedum Episcopalium...', Written in the 16th century

MS. Cherry 3
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Two MSS:

  1. Fol. 5. A defence of the Cup not being allowed to laymen at the Holy Communion: beg. 'The truthe of goddes holy worde.' Hearne (Diary, 19 Sept. 1708) asserts that it is 'throughout corrected with Henry VIII's own hand.'
  2. Fol. 32. 'Continet hic liber Fundationes sedum Episcopalium & Collegiorum a rege Henrico Octavo designatas anno 1539 ...', 'Hune librum mihi dono dedit cognatus meus Leigh Attwood, e bibliotheca ... Patricij Junij abavi sui materni, anno 1700. F. Cherry.' This valuable book gives details of each proposed establishment


  • Creation: Written in the 16th century


82 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Cherry 3

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. 9777

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom