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Four Tracts relating to the Church of England, 1640

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 303
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Four tracts concerning the Church of England:

  1. (pp. 1-4) 'Motions for reformeing of the Church of England this present parliament, December '
  2. (pp. 5-18) 'February . Objections aboute the hierarchie answered in Parliament pro et cont.'
  3. (pp. 21-58) 'The opinion or advice of Mr. Dumoulyn to one of the knights of the sheire for Lancasheire concerninge episcopacy'
  4. (pp. 59-85) 'The Bishop of Armaghes direcion to the house of parliament concerning the lithurgie and episcopall government ... ', differing slightly from the published version (London, 1642).


  • Creation: 1640


86 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 303, pp. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 303

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7169


Four Tracts relating to the Church of England, 1640.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Thomas Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, supplement, item 134; Phillipps MS. 10130; Sotheby's, 19 June 1893, lot 129; Sotheby's, 14 Feb. 1927 (W. A. Lindsay sale), lot 220.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, G. H. Last, cat. 270 (1947), 209.

Physical Facet

blue paper boards, rebacked

Four Tracts relating to the Church of England, 1640
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow.
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom