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'Argumentes for the succession of the Kinge of Englande to the kingdome of Fraunce'

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MS. Bodl. 875

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'Argumentes for the succession of the Kinge of Englande to the kingdome of Fraunce': beg. 'The fact standeth thus. Philippe the sonne of St. Lewes'. This is a copy of a paper about the rival claims of Edward iii of England and Philip vi of France to the latter kingdom, about 1340: and is followed by copies of four more similar pieces:
  1. 'A discourse wherein the right of both parties is disputed' (fol. 5: not completed)
  2. 'The reasons which the French alleage ...' (fol. 11)
  3. 'Reasons alleaged by the king of England' (fol. 13)
  4. 'An Information given to the Bishop of Rome by the Embassadors ... of the kinge of England ...' (fol. 17: incomplete). See MS. Bodl 710.

Dates

  • Written about the middle of the 16th century

Extent

21 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 875, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 875

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18084

Overview

'Argumentes for the succession of the Kinge of Englande to the kingdome of Fraunce'

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. 2959

Custodial History

Manuscript 850 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Donum Petri Manwood militis', who promised this book after sir Thomas Bodley's death in Feb. 1613. It probably came in 1613 or 1614.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, limp white parchment with gold ornament, contemporary English work

Dimensions

12 1/4 × 8 in.
Title
'Argumentes for the succession of the Kinge of Englande to the kingdome of Fraunce'
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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