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Fair copy by an amanuensis of the treatise by John Rainolds, entitled 'A defence of the judgement of the reformed churches, that a man may lawfully not only put away his wife for her adultery, but also marry another'

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MS. Eng. th. e. 61

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Fair copy by an amanuensis of the treatise by John Rainolds (1549-1607), entitled 'A defence of the judgement of the reformed churches, that a man may lawfully not only put away his wife for her adultery, but also marry another', with marginal references and notes in the author's hand. A lengthy note on fol. iv, initialled 'J. B.', states that the manuscript was found in Rainolds's study at his death, and that Rainolds intended to publish this version of his work. The Defense published in 1609 is from a copy of an earlier version of the text.

Dates

  • 1607

Extent

131 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 61, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. e. 61

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8461

Overview

Fair copy by an amanuensis of the treatise by John Rainolds (1549-1607), entitled 'A defence of the judgement of the reformed churches, that a man may lawfully not only put away his wife for her adultery, but also marry another'.

Biographical / Historical

John Rainolds [Reynolds] (1549–1607) was a British theologian and college head.

Custodial History

Phillipps MS. 21814.; Sotheby's, 21 March 1895, lot 939.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 31 Jan. 1956, lot 415.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers
Title
Fair copy by an amanuensis of the treatise by John Rainolds, entitled 'A defence of the judgement of the reformed churches, that a man may lawfully not only put away his wife for her adultery, but also marry another'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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