The second volume of Sir Henry Spelman's Concilia
MS. e Mus. 49
The second volume of Sir Henry Spelman's Concilia (1066-1530), as stated by Dugdale on fol. iii, 'The originall Copye of Sir Henry Spel-man's Councells vol: 2.' Many transcripts are begun (e.g. fols. 7, 9, 25, 31) by Spelman and continued by secretaries, but headings throughout and underlining in red ink as well as part of the text, are by Dugdale (e.g. fol. 1).
- Written in 1639-1664 by Sir Henry Spelman, Sir William Dugdale, and others
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 49, fols. 1-2]
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MS. e Mus. 49
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CMD ID 18285
The second volume of sir Henry Spelman's Concilia
Biographical / Historical
Sir Henry Spelman (1564-1641) was a historian and antiquary. Sir William Dugdale (1605-1686) was a knight, antiquary and herald.
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. 3734
Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (268)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This, as MS. e Mus. 48, may be a gift of 1637 (Macray, Annals, p. 89), but more probably came after 1664.
13 × 8 1/2 in.
- The second volume of Sir Henry Spelman's Concilia
- EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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