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Notebook containing extracts from Jean de Serres, Inventaire général de l'histoire de France (first printed in 1597), after 1597

MS. Eng. hist. g. 23
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Commonplace books, in which Whitley collected material under general headings (e.g. 'Popes', 'Change of state', 'Rules for Princes'). Passages scored through in the rough notebooks, MSS. Eng. hist. e. 310-14, were transcribed into the fair copy MS. Eng. hist. c. 712, where the headings are arranged in rough alphabetical order.


  • Creation: after 1597


36 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. g. 23

Custodial History

Mainwaring MSS. Books 36.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sotheby's lot 118.

Physical Facet

Paper wrappers

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom