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Miscellaneous historical papers

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 92
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Miscellaneous historical papers, including:

  1. (pp. 1-7) report of the evidence before the Committee of Privileges concerning John Twisleton's claim to the barony of Saye and Sele, 1734
  2. (pp. 39-42) James Ussher and others, 'Innovations in doctrine' and 'in discipline', with 'Considerations upon the book of Common Prayer', contemporary copy, 1640, published as A copie of the proceedings of some worthy and learned divines (London, 1641)


  • Creation: 16th-18th century


42 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 92, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 92

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17261


Miscellaneous historical papers

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.


Pages 23-6 of this manuscript, containing the autograph autobiography of John Selden, were taken out by Falconer Madan in 1899 and separately bound with the introduction to David Wilkins, Joannis Seldeni ... opera omnia (London, 1726): now [pr. bk.] S. Seld. c. 21.

Custodial History

Said to have belonged to David Wilkins (possibly only pp. 23-6); from the Fairfax MSS.; possibly lot 99 in the Leeds Castle (Fairfax) sale, Christie's, 10 Jan. 1831; Phillipps MS. 23075; Sotheby's, 6 June 1898, lot 494

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by Falconer Madan from S. G. Perceval, 1899, and given by him, 1917.

Physical Facet

Middle Hill boards

Miscellaneous historical papers
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