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'A widdowe indeed', a discourse on widowhood

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MS. Bodl. 115
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'A widdowe indeed', a discourse on widowhood, in two parts (see p. 107), with a list of the 24 chapters and notes, and at p. 228 'The widdowes prayer'. The whole is known to be by dr. William Page, whose name does not occur. See MS. Bodl. 1030.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1620-1630 by W. Page


240 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 115, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 115

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17862


'A widdowe indeed', a discourse on widowhood

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. 1977

Custodial History

Manuscript 1382 acquired by the Bodleian Library

'Liber Bibliothecæ Bodleyanæ ex Dono Authoris, ad instantiam et rogatum Bibliothecarij: sed ea conditione, vt ipsi Datori dum viueret, sicubi occasio sese offerret, extra Bibliothecam eodem vti integrum esset.'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Perhaps given in 1634 when Page became D.D., certainly before 1635.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 6 1/2 in.

'A widdowe indeed', a discourse on widowhood
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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