'The History of King Richard the Third: comprised in five bookes', written in about the middle of the 17th cent.
'The History of King Richard the Third: comprised in five bookes. Written by Geo: Buck Esqre', dedicated to 'Thomas vicounte Alesborough Lo: Keeper of the Great Seale of England' (probably Thomas lord Ellesmere, lord keeper 1603-17).
The book was really written by Sir George Buc or Buck (d. 1623), though printed (in 1646) as by 'George Buck Esq.'.
- Creation: written in about the middle of the 17th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Malone 1
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. IV, no 20549
11 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.