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'The History of King Richard the Third: comprised in five bookes', written in about the middle of the 17th cent.

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MS. Malone 1

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'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.'.

Dates

  • written in about the middle of the 17th cent.

Extent

325 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

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

Related Materials

See also MS. Rawl. poet. 105, regarding an error on Sir George Buc: see corrigenda to this volume.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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