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'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example'

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MS. Bodl. 154

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'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example': an account of a distracted lady whose autograph signature appears to be on fol. 27 'Dionys Fitzherbert, Bristoll 1608'.

'W. B.' contributes the title and a short poem on fol. vi, then follow thirteen papers by miss Fitzherbert (fol. 5), prefaced by one from the rev. dr. Edward Chetwynd (dean of Bristol) (fol. 1). The lady was connected with London, Oxford, and Bristol. Dr. Lister is mentioned at fol. 16 as one of her physicians.

Two small Latin deeds of James's reign are in the covers.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1608

Extent

50 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 154, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 154

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17859

Overview

'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 1970

Custodial History

Manuscript 1372 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The old press-mark indicates that this volume came about A. D. 1633 into the Library.

Related Materials

The original of Miss Fitzherbert's papers are MS. e Mus. 169.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 3/4 × 9 1/8 in.
Title
'An Anatomie for the Poore in Spirit Or the Case of an afflicted Conscience layed open by Example'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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