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Manuscript beg. 'The History with the fate of Sacrilege ... By Sr Henry Spelman kt... 1632', written in the first half of the 17th century

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MS. Bodl. 305

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 3) 'The History with the fate of Sacrilege ... By Sr Henry Spelman kt... 1632', with a dedication to Charles ii by Stephens, and (at fol. 52) a postscript.
  2. (iv: fol. 77) Original notes and extracts in Spelman's own hand, used in his work on tithes. This is the only part written by Spelman himself, in these three volumes.
  3. (fol. 122) Stephens's Preface to Spelman's Treatise concerning Tithes, 1647.
  4. (v: fol. 136) 'A treatise of the ecclesiastical Lawes & Courts as they have bin continued in England', by Stephens, in eleven chapters.
The paper forms fols. 1-2: the MSS. are copies made by Stephens, unless otherwise described, and are to all appearance occasionally imperfect.

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 17th century

Extent

212 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Bodl. 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. 27681.

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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