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Transcripts of historical documents and treatises

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MS. Eng. d. 2912
Held at the Weston Library

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Relates to

  1. (pp. 1-88) the fall and execution of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
  2. (pp. 89-158) the last expedition and disgrace of Sir Walter Raleigh
  3. (pp. 175-224) two treatises by Francis Bacon, 'The use of the law' and 'The equalling of lawes', with annotations by Richard Frank on the publication of many of the items in Camden's Annals, Rapin's History of England and William Robertson's History of Scotland. There is a contemporary list of contents on p. ix and a fuller one (pp. iii-vii) signed by Richard Frank, 1760

Ccontemporary pagination to p. 117, continued in the hand of Richard Frank to p. 224.


  • Creation: early 17th cent.


232.0 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 2912, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. d. 2912

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14956


Transcripts of historical documents and treatises.

Custodial History

Richard Frank MS. B3; HMC 5: 6th Report (1877), app., p. 459; bought by Mrs. W. Bryher from Maggs Bros., and given by her to Agnes Latham, 1949.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the estate of Miss Latham, 1996.

Physical Facet

Binding: half vellum, marbled boards, inscribed 'B 3' on spine, 18th cent.

Transcripts of historical documents and treatises
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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