Collection of three Italian, Latin and Spanish items, Written in the 17th century
MS. Cherry 5
- Fol. 7. Communications between the kingdom of Sicily and especially Palermo and the Popes of Rome, on ecclesiastical affairs, chiefly in the second half of the 16th cent., and with reference to an ecclesiastical census or tax imposed on the kingdom. The collection is chiefly in Italian or Latin and appears to have been formed and annotated by Franciscus Penia, probably at Palermo, in 1610-11
- Fol. 84. Papers connected with a dispute between the archbp. of Besançon and the Parliament of Dole on a matter of jurisdiction, 1572- about 1600: partly in Spanish, but chiefly Latin and Italian
- Fol. 188. 'De vita et obitu ... domini Henrici Scrimgeri ...', an elegiac poem, signed 'A. Meluinus', followed by an epitaph on Scrimger (d. 1572?) by his nephew Melvin
- Written in the 17th century
Language of Materials
Italian , Latin , Spanish
MS. Cherry 5
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. 9779
'No. 2;' 'Stretton MSS.;' 'MSS. in H ... w ... s auction', nearly erased.
11 × 8 1/2 in.