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Letters from English and Welsh bishops, 1663-1674

MS. Add. C. 305
Held at the Weston Library

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Letters from English (fol. 3) and Welsh (fol. 319) bishops, each series arranged in alphabetical order of sees. Almost every see is represented, between 1663 and 1674.

There are many papers about Durham leases in 1666, at fol. 81.

Many letters from bp. Seth Ward, 1663-1669 (fols. 142, 277), three being about the Exeter college (Oxford) election of a rector in May, 1666 (fol. 177); many from bp. Ward's successor, Antony Sparrow, 1668-1674 (fol. 203).


  • Creation: 1663-1674


347 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Add. C. 305

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. 28181.

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom