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English historical papers, 1626-1721, a few earlier

MS. Add. C. 303
Held at the Weston Library

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English historical papers, among them are:

  1. some addressed to the earl of Arundel, 1626 (fol. 3);
  2. law papers of 1630, etc. (fols. 23, 31, 82);
  3. Star Chamber case against John Traske, June 10, 1618 (fol. 38v);
  4. papers about the new charter for Gloucester city, Jan. 1671/2 (fols. 58, 180, 225);
  5. part of a detailed account of the trial of Edm. Campion and others, 1581 (fol. 67, MS. Add. C. 304a, fol. 145);
  6. a tattered copy of the will of sir Edmund Mulsho, May 1, 1458 (fol. 75);
  7. ten letters from lord Clarendon to archbp. Sheldon, undated, about 1665 (fol. 104);
  8. papers about the expenses of English ambassadors abroad, 1610-1662, with observations (fol. 159);
  9. copy of the will of Lettice, viscountess Falkland, May 25, 1646 (fol. 184v);
  10. copies of two treatises on behalf of John Penry and the Brownists ('A short and true answer to the ... slanders' and Penry's apology, about 1592-1593: fols. 200, 204);
  11. a copy of lord Crewe's will, June 24, 1720, with codicil of Sept. 17, 1721 (fol. 209).


  • Creation: 1626-1721, a few earlier


230 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Add. C. 303

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. 28185.

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom