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Volume containing contemporary copies of speeches in Parliament

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 199

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Volume containing contemporary copies of speeches in Parliament, including:
  1. Fols. 3-7. speech of Sir Benjamin Rudyerd, 7 Nov.
  2. Fols. 8-52. speeches in the Short Parliament, of which those by (fol. 35) Sir John Wray, (fol. 40) Sir William Elliott, (fols. 48-9) Francis Rous, and (fol. 51v) George Digby, Lord Digby, are not in Parliamentary history of England II, 1625-42 (London, 1807) or J. Rushworth, Historical collections, the second part (London, 1680).

Dates

  • 1640

Extent

54 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 199, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 199

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16330

Overview

Volume containing contemporary copies of speeches in Parliament, 1640.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Benjamin Rudyerd, 1572-1658, was an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1621 and 1648. Sir John Wray, 1586-1655, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1614 and 1648. Francis Rous, 1579-1659, was an English politician and a prominent Puritan. George Digby, 1612-1677, Lord Digby, was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he was raised to the House of Lords.

Custodial History

Owned by Frederic Morrell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from the executors of Mrs. Morrell, 1925.

Physical Facet

19th- or early 20th- century half vellum, marbled boards
Title
Volume containing contemporary copies of speeches in Parliament, 1640
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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