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Guard-book of papers and letters

 Single Item
MS. Don. c. 42
Held at the Weston Library

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Guard-book of papers and letters, including:

  1. (fols. 1-5) four documents concerning the treatment of prisoners held by the royalists in Oxford Castle, 1643
  2. (fol. 19) indulgence granted by Paul de Caputgrassis de Sulmona, papal collector in England, to Margaret, wife of John Symson, 1414
  3. (fols. 20-33) William Latymer, 'A brief treatise or cronickille of the moste vertuous Ladye Anne Bulleyne late Quene of Englande', with a preface addressed to Queen Elizabeth, 16th cent.
  4. (fols. 34-9) copy of Nicholas Ridley's disputation at Oxford, 17 April 1554 (here dated 20 April), 16th cent.
  5. (fol. 40) testimonial in Italian for Tempo da Empoli from Piero II de' Medici, addressed to Francesco di Giuliano de' Medici, 1483 (Former reference: MS. Don. b. 3)


  • Creation: 15th-17th cent.


42 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 42, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Don. c. 42

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7417, 8050, 7551, 16785, 16787


Guard-book of papers and letters, 15th-17th century

Biographical / Historical

Paul de Caputgrassis de Sulmona, was a papal collector in England. William Latymer, 1498/9-1583, was the dean of Peterborough and biographer of Anne Boleyn.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Friends of the Bodleian and Bodley's American Friends, 1931-71.

Guard-book of papers and letters
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom