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'Woman's worth. Or a treatise proving by sundry reasons that women doe excell men'

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MS. Bodl. 1030

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'Woman's worth. Or a treatise proving by sundry reasons that women doe excell men', with a list of the eleven chapters; two English poems on the subject are at pp. iv, v. The treatise beg. 'That I may be sure to take firm footeing'. The author was dr. William Page, fellow of All Souls, but this is apparently a transcript.

Dates

  • Written perhaps about A.D. 1630

Extent

132 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 1030, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 1030

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18129

Overview

'Woman's worth. Or a treatise proving by sundry reasons that women doe excell men'

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. 3087

Custodial History

Manuscript 1383 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given between 1620 and 1634, cf. MS. Bodl 115.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 × 4 5/8 in.
Title
'Woman's worth. Or a treatise proving by sundry reasons that women doe excell men'
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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