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Disputations and treatises on theological questions of the middle of the 16th century in England

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MS. Bodl. 53

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Disputations and treatises on theological questions of the middle of the 16th cent. in England: see dr. Rich. Laurence's Documents of the Predestinarian controversy (Oxford, 1819), pp. iii-viii.
  1. Fol. 1. Two conferences between bps. Nicholas Ridley and Hugh Latimer about the Mass, against a Romish opponent styled 'Antonye': beg. 'A bishoppe must be blameles'.
  2. Fol. 26. 'The Crosse Rowe of Christianitie', dated March 1554: beg. 'Forasmuche as the devili' or 'Jesus Christe the Sonne of the living God'.
  3. Fol. 43v. 'An oration of John Philpott burned in Smythfild ... 1555': beg. 'It ys a lamentable thing'.
  4. Fol. 48v. 'A treatyse of Predestinacion ... By John Bradford,' Oct. 22, 1554: followed at fol. 62 by 'De Morte, a treatise ...' by the same.
  5. Fol. 71. 'Pelegryne, made by William Thomas', a disputation in defence of Henry viii, at Bologna, 1547.
  6. Fol. 103. 'An Answere to certein questions ... [about predestination and election],' 'per me Augustinum Bernherum, Helvetium, servaunt to mr. Latymer he being alive.' At fol. 126 is the same writer's 'Certayne testymonies taken out of Godes Booke 'on the same subjects: with the answer to it of 'John Laurence' and 'John Barre' (fol. 138) and Bernhere's answer to their criticism (fol. 140).
  7. Fol. 116. 'John Trew ... signifieth the cause of contencyon in the Kinges Bench as concerning sectes ... the 30 of Januarye ... 1555.'
  8. Fol. 146v. A general letter from the 'ministeres & senyors with the deacons' recommending Bradford's and other treatises, Feb. 26 [15]57 (?): with a grateful reply from 'C. P.'.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1560

Extent

171 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 53, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17860

Overview

Disputations and treatises on theological questions of the middle of the 16th century in England

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. 1972

Custodial History

Manuscript 666 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Owned about a.d. 1600 by 'Richard Jening' (fol. 170v), who mentions Thomas Shaxtone's name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably acquired by the Library between 1605 and 1611.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 7/8 × 6 in.
Title
Disputations and treatises on theological questions of the middle of the 16th century in England
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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