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Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 247

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Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis', formerly fols. 153-220 of a larger manuscript described in HMC 27: 12th report (1891), app., part ix (Gurney MSS.), 147-50. Minor points from this essay are found in his De sepultura (London, 1641). Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • c. 1641

Extent

85 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 247, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 247

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17505

Overview

Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis'

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Spelman (1564-1641) was a historian and antiquary.

Custodial History

Christie's, Feb. 1820 (Cox Macro sale), part of the manuscript forming lot 113.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 30 March 1936, lot 196.
Title
Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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