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'An Idea of Education of young Gentlemen. By Mr. John Aubrey ... (a private Essay only), 1683/4', Written in about 1684-1690 by J. Aubrey

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MS. Aubrey 10

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'An Idea of Education of young Gentlemen. By Mr. John Aubrey ... (a private Essay only), 1683/4', a systematic scheme (but not completed), in thirty-three chapters (see fols. 6, 86v), or two parts (see fols. 7, 88, 146). Among the papers are:
  1. Letters from Aubrey to John Evelyn, May 10, 1692 (fol. 1a), to Anthony Henley, Feb. 27, 1693/4 (fol. 2)
  2. 'An Introduction to the Latin tongue by Ezerel Tong, D.D.', forming chap, iii (fol. 13: a few grammatical notes by Dr. Tongue (1672) are in MS. Aubrey 22)
  3. Letter from Sir William Petty to Aubrey, May 29, 1678 (fol. 44)
  4. 'Computatio Universalis sive Logica rerum. By S. C. Foley, 1685', forming chap, xii (fol. 56a)
  5. An autograph analysis of Law by Bishop Seth Ward (fol. 64v)
  6. Copies of two prayers by Francis Bacon lord Verulam (fol. 128)
  7. Fols. 162-9 are from MS. Ashmole 1840, and seem to be an early sketch of the Idea of Education, entitled 'Idea Filioli seu Educatio Pueri, 1669.'

Dates

  • Written in about 1684-1690 by J. Aubrey

Extent

195 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Aubrey 10

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. II, no. 25284

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 3/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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