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Contemporary copy of the arguments delivered, by Sir Francis Bacon and others, in the court of Exchequer

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 494

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Contemporary copy of the arguments delivered, by Sir Francis Bacon and others, in the court of Exchequer in April 1616, in the 'commendams' case, Colt and Glover v. Bishop Richard Neile. Published in microform, and more fully described in Baker, p. 186.

Dates

  • April 1616

Extent

37 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 494, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 494

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16401

Overview

Contemporary copy of the arguments delivered, by Sir Francis Bacon and others, in the court of Exchequer in April 1616.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, Viscount St Alban, was lord chancellor, a politician, and a philosopher.

Custodial History

Possibly Phillipps MS. 29480; mutilated bookplate of the Fairfax family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Christie's, 22 March 1972, lot 306.

Physical Facet

the manuscript appears to have been inserted at a later date into a 17th-cent. vellum binding bearing a faded inscription 'Booke of the shipps entry ...', at the foot '25', and [Phillipps MS.] 29480(?).
Title
Contemporary copy of the arguments delivered, by Sir Francis Bacon and others, in the court of Exchequer in April 1616
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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