John Pearson, An Exposition of the Creed
John Pearson, An Exposition of the Creed (5th edition, London, 1683) with pencil annotations by Samuel Wilberforce and (fols. i-v) copy of Article VIII in his hand.
- Creation: 1683
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6171, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. c. 6171
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21148
John Pearson, An Exposition of the Creed.
Biographical / Historical
John Pearson (1613–1686) was bishop of Chester. For more details see Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Diocesan Papers through Oxfordshire Archives, 1998.
Contemporary ruled calf. Bookplate of William Wilberforce inside lower cover, with a note in Samuel Wilberforce’s hand ‘by whom it was in 1827 given to Samuel Wilberforce’, and several other notes by him of his ownership; shelfmarks ‘6. A. 1’ inside upper cover and ‘DD8-669’ on bookplate; probably from the library at Cuddeson Palace.
- John Pearson, 'An Exposition of the Creed'
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