Two Copies of Peter Heylyn's Journal
Two 17th century copies of Peter Heylyn's satirical journal of a visit to France in 1625, entitled 'A monethes jorney into France', published without the author's consent as France painted to the life (London, 1656).
- 17th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 178].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 178, e. 234
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13018, 13019
Biographical / Historical
Peter Heylyn (1600-1662) was an ecclesiastical writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45718-19.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The copies were purchased by the Library in 1927 and 1939.
- Two Copies of Peter Heylyn's Journal
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description