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"A godly and fruitfull dialogue of the comforting of the mynd against the feare of death;" translated from the Latin by John Hales, 16th century

MS. Rawl. A. 403
Held at the Weston Library

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Prefixed is an address by the translator "to the right worshipfull my very good and loving mother the lady Clarke," dated "at Staple Inne, the viii day of July, 1587." The preface of the author is dated "the ides of May, 1541." The speakers in the dialogue are named Almaric and Thautan.


  • Creation: 16th century


118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 403

Custodial History

Owned by Thomas Eyres in 1696


  • For notices of John Hales, see H. Gough's General Index to the publications of the Parker Society.

Physical Facet

On paper, in quarto, with the letters I.C. on the binding


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom