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'Tractatus bipartitus contra Hierarchomachos, et contra Monarchomachos' by Robert Burhill

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MS. e Mus. 58

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'Tractatus bipartitus contra Hierarchomachos, et contra Monarchomachos' by Robert Burhill, the royalist divine (d. 1641), extending only to the end of the first part, in six chapters, with a full analysis thereof (pp. v-vii). rubr. 'De iusta causa rumpendi silentii', beg. 'Duas res dedit homini deus' (p. 1).

Dates

  • Written in 1630 in England

Extent

138 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 58, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. e Mus. 58

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18207

Overview

'Tractatus bipartitus contra Hierarchomachos, et contra Monarchomachos' by Robert Burhill

Biographical / Historical

Robert Burhill (bap. 1572-d. 1641) was a Church of England clergyman.

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. 3553

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (63)

On p. 120 is 'Febr. 17, 1630. Imprimatur Thomas Turner'. On the inner back cover a contemporary hand has written 'Mr. Dugard of Sidney College', so that the book may have belonged to William Dugard the royalist (d. 1662).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This MS. was, with others, purchased with the bequest of William Whorwood esq., of West Bromwich in Staffordshire, of £5 in 1673 (Macray, Annals of the Bodleian, p. 137).

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, contemporary white parchment

Dimensions

8 3/10 × 11 4/5 in.
Title
'Tractatus bipartitus contra Hierarchomachos, et contra Monarchomachos' by Robert Burhill
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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