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The second volume of Sir Henry Spelman's Concilia

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MS. e Mus. 49
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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).


  • Creation: Written in 1639-1664 by Sir Henry Spelman, Sir William Dugdale, and others


965 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

Collection ID (for staff)

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

Custodial History

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.

Related Materials

For collections towards a third volume see MS. Dugdale 32.

Related Materials

See also MS. e. Mus 48

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 8 1/2 in.

The second volume of Sir Henry Spelman's Concilia
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom