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Transcripts of and extracts from state papers of the 14th to 17th centuries, c.1635, n.d.

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MS. Selden supra 152

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Transcripts of and extracts from state papers of the 14th to 17th centuries, collected by John Selden for use in his treatise on the sovereignty of the seas, Mare clausum (London, 1635).

Fols. 9-14, 17-18 are in Selden's hand. At fols. 30-3 are two letters from Sir Edward Guldeford to Edward VI, giving an account of actions of foreign ships in waters off Rye, [1551], n.d.

Dates

  • c.1635, n.d.

Extent

70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Selden supra 152

Custodial History

Owned by Matthew Hale, grandson of Selden's executor, in 1695 (see BLR, 3 (1950-1), 141).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from H. P. Kraus, 1975.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers, kept in a quarter red morocco box by Zaehnsdorf

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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