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Volume of historical collections, 17th-18th century, with a list of contents in the hand of John Anstis

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 304

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Volume of historical collections, with (fol. 1) a list of contents in the hand of John Anstis, including:
  1. (fols. 10-75) index of royal proclamations issued 1660-90, in the hand of George Savile, Marquis of Halifax
  2. (fols. 208-346) treatises on, and extracts from the records of, the Court of Star Chamber
  3. (fols. 353-61) copies in English of instructions issued by the States General of the United Provinces concerning war at sea, 1630
  4. (fols. 448-584) original register of warrants and orders issued, in response to petitions, by Thomas Wentworth, Baron Wentworth, as Lord Deputy of Ireland, 1633-5.

Dates

  • 17th-18th cent.

Extent

592 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 304, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 304

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7198

Overview

Volume of historical collections, 17th-18th century, with a list of contents in the hand of John Anstis.

Biographical / Historical

John Anstis, 1669-1744, was an English herald and antiquary.

Custodial History

Phillipps MS. 3612; Sotheby's, 6 June 1898, lot 623; embossed stamp 'Iveagh 1898' (fol. 1).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by F.J. Varley through Friends of the Bodleian, 1948.

Physical Facet

Blind-tooled calf, rebacked
Title
Volume of historical collections, 17th-18th century, with a list of contents in the hand of John Anstis
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow.
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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