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Historical pieces, written in different hands in the last quarter of the 17th century

MS. Add. A. 142
Held at the Weston Library

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Historical pieces: (fols. 17, 186). Copies of short political pieces, in prose and verse, with a few documents, chiefly relating to the government at Madrid, 1675-1685, see partial list at fol. iii;

(fol. 67). 'Vida de don Fernando de Balenzuela ... escrita por Nosequien ... 1677', cf. fols. 67, 197, 207, 235, 246, 251, 252, 257;

(fol. 80). 'Sermones que se han de predicar en la Corte la Quaresma deste anno de 1677', giving preachers' names and texts;

(fol. 86). 'Vissita de la Esperanza y el Tiempo, autor Guimalfar Errambere ... 1677', see MS. Add. A. 157;

(fol. 135). 'Respuesta, pensada, discurrida, y conferida ... por dos estudiantes, vn labrador y vn soldado';

(fol. 172). 'Vida, muerte y milagros del marques mariscal de l'Ancre ... escribiola el padre Bussier ... 1676', in verse.


  • Creation: written in different hands in the last quarter of the 17th century


357 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Spanish; Castilian


MS. Add. A. 142

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. V, no. 28366.

Custodial History

Owned by Morcello, as MS. Add. A. 137.

Related Materials

'Tomo 3&deg.' of Juan Antonio's Miscellanies, see MS. Add. A. 143.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom