'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
MS. Aubrey 10
'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:
- Letters from Aubrey to John Evelyn, May 10, 1692 (fol. 1a), to Anthony Henley, Feb. 27, 1693/4 (fol. 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)
- Letter from Sir William Petty to Aubrey, May 29, 1678 (fol. 44)
- 'Computatio Universalis sive Logica rerum. By S. C. Foley, 1685', forming chap, xii (fol. 56a)
- An autograph analysis of Law by Bishop Seth Ward (fol. 64v)
- Copies of two prayers by Francis Bacon lord Verulam (fol. 128)
- 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.'
- Written in about 1684-1690 by J. Aubrey
Language of Materials
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
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