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Folio commonplace book, after 1663

MS. Eng. hist. c. 712
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 1663


884 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. c. 712

Custodial History

Mainwaring MSS. Books 35.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sotheby's lot 121.

Physical Facet

Reversed calf

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom