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Copies of Spanish state papers

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MS. e Mus. 56
Held at the Weston Library

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Copies of Spanish state papers, 1603-23, with one of 1575 (p. 9):

  1. The first is endorsed 'Aduertencias sobre la fundacion del Colegio' del Nombre de Jesus, with comments
  2. Some papers are by the king (Philip iv)
  3. One to the prince of Wales (Charles i) Sept. 12, 1623 (p. 125)
  4. Two are funeral verses (pp. 105, 131)
  5. After p. 134 follows printed matter.

Extent: 134 pages and printed matter of 66 leaves.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1625 in several hands


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Spanish; Castilian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 56, fols. 1-2]

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MS. e Mus. 56

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18183


Copies of Spanish state papers

Biographical / Historical

Philip IV (1605-1665) was King of Spain and Portugal from 1621 until 1640.

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. 3503

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (13)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Thomas Browne, LI.B., of Magd. hall (?), Oxford, in 1629.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/2 × 9 in.

Copies of Spanish state papers
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom