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Strafford papers, Written about 1739 by Dr. Wm. Knowler and others

MS. Firth b. 2
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Strafford papers, transcribed from the originals at Wentworth Wood-house by or for Dr. William Knowler (d. 1773), who edited in 1739 two volumes of letters of Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of Strafford, prefaced (fol. 4) by an account of the collection and table of contents by prof. C. H. Firth. The papers are arranged as follows:

  1. Fol. 7. Papers published in 1895 by prof. C. H. Firth in vol. ix of the Camden Miscellany.
  2. Fol. 24. Copies of other letters and papers relating to Strafford made by Dr. Knowler, but not published by him
  3. Fol. 103. List of MSS. at Wentworth Woodhouse
  4. Fol. 111. Collation of a MS. relating to the Parliament of 1628-9
  5. Fol. 130. Notes on persons mentioned in the Strafford correspondence
  6. Fol. 152. List of the letters contained in the Strafford MSS.
  7. Fol. 172. Calendar of the contents of various volumes of the Strafford MSS.


  • Creation: Written about 1739 by Dr. Wm. Knowler and others


328 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Firth b. 2

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. VI, no. 35583

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

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