The church’s linen garment , by William Watts, D. D., 1646
The church’s linen garment; that is, the original and universality of the colour, stuff, and fashion of it, all historically deduced out of secular and ecclesiastical antiquity; wherein other ancient habits both of the church and commonwealth are upon this occasion inquired into, by William Watts, D. D.
Ad calc. voluminis legitur, manu ipsius auctoris, "Finisht on Whitsun Eve, 1646, on which morning the lords sent out to sir Thomas Fairfax to treate about deliuering up Oxford."
- Creation: 1646
Language of Materials
MS. Tanner 262
Other Finding Aids
Alfred Hackman, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars quarta codices viri admodum reverendi Thomae Tanneri, STP, episcopi Asaphensis, complectens (Oxford, 1860; reprinted with corrections, 1966), no. 262.
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. III, no. 10088.
In operis titulo scripsit vir reverendissimus Gul. Sancroft, "The original MS. bought by me of his widow."
- Sequitur licentia imprimendi; "Imprimatur liber hic cui titulus. ‘The Churches linnen garment,’ nec novitatis posthac incusetur quod a tam multis retro seculis probatum ostenditur. Quintilis 3, 1662. M. Franck, S. T. P., R°. D°. Ep°. Lond. a sacris domesticis."
On paper, in folio
- From the Collection: Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury (Person)
- From the Collection: Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary (Person)
- From the Collection: Allin | Sir | Thomas | 1612-1685 | Knight | Admiral (Person)
- From the Collection: Lenthall | Sir | William | 1591-1662 | Knight | Speaker of the House of Commons, Master of the Rolls (Person)