Theological and Devotional works
Thirty-three volumes of theological and devotional works, mainly Roman Catholic. Some are by Gerard Saltmarsh, with Thomas Clayton's signature. Some are in the hand of Ferdinand Sillver. Some of the volumes were possibly collected by Thomas Clayton.
- Creation: 16th - 19th cent.
3.3 Linear metres (33 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 2760, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. e. 2760-75; Lat. misc. e. 130-2, f. 53-5; Lat. th. e. 52-8, f. 25-8
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12473
Roman Catholic theological and devotional works.
Biographical / Historical
Gerard Saltmarsh was Chaplain to the Duchess of Norfolk in the late 17th century/early 18th century. Thomas Clayton (d 1746) was a priest in charge of the Roman Catholic chapel in Norwich from 1728. Ferdinand Sillver (d 1728) was a priest at Norwich.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were bought from John Wilson (Autographs) Ltd in 1981.
- Theological and Devotional works, 16th - 19th Cent.
- EAD version 2017
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