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Volume containing contemporary copies of two works, 17th century

 Single Item
MS. Eng. hist. c. 240
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Volume containing contemporary copies of:

  1. Fols. 1-27. Sir Robert Cotton's tract on the royal revenue, published as An abstract out of the records of the Tower (London, 1642)
  2. Fols. 30-48. A breefe colleccion by He[neage] Finch ... touchinge the power and jurisdiccion of bushopps [sic].

(fols. 49-73) are blank.


  • Creation: 17th century


73 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 240, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 240

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16359


Volume containing contemporary copies of 2 works, 17th century.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Cotton (1571-1631), 1st Baronet, was an antiquary and politician.

Custodial History

Mostyn Hall MS. 155, old Mostyn catalogue MS. 63 (see HMC 3: 4th report (1874) app., 353); two Mostyn bookplates, the earlier signed 'Th. Mostyn 1744, no. 63'; pencilled shelf-mark on verso of fly-leaf Hb/5.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, G. H. Last, cat. 213 (1936), 672.

Physical Facet

19th-cent. diced Russia

Volume containing contemporary copies of two works, 17th century
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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