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Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical

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MS. Add. A. 158

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Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical:
  1. (p. 2). 'Vida, succesos y muerte del Principe de Asturias, don Carlos de Austria, hijo primogenito del inclito rey ... Phelipe segundo ... en el año de MDLxviii. Por el abad de San Pedro, y segun otros por don Antonio Perez ...'
  2. (p. 81). 'Vida, causa y sucesos ... de ... don fray Bartolomè de Carranza y Miranda, arzobispo de Toledo ... escrita por don Pedro de Salazar y Mendoza ... año de 1586.'
  3. (p. 217). 'Vida reservada del señor rey don Felipe segundo, escrita por Antonio Perez ...'
  4. (p. 257). 'Conocimiento de las naciones por Antonio Perez en manos del rey Phelipe iii año de 1598': political advice to the new king.
  5. (p. 370). 'Voces del señor rey Carlos ii desde el Panteon á sus vasallos.'
  6. (p. 381). 'Agustin de Cazalla año de 1559 en Valladolid. Razon sumaria que el santo Oficio de la Inquisicion celebrò ... 'May 25, 1559, an account of an auto de fé, followed at p. 394 by a 'Memoria sumaria' of another on Oct. 4, 1559, also at Valladolid.
  7. (p. 396). 'Norte de principes, virreyes, governadores, y cavezas de republicas, reyno ó provincia: con advertimiento y maximas sobre lo publico y particular de una Monarquia, por el grande Antonio Perez ...', a political treatise: the handwriting changes on p. 421.

Dates

  • written in the 17th century

Extent

442 pages

Language of Materials

  • Spanish; Castilian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 158, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 158

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18637

Abstract

Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical, written in the 17th century

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. V, no. 28659.

Custodial History

This volume bears the pencil signature of 'J. Mendham, Sutton Coldfield', who bought the volume from Thomas Rodd, the London bookseller.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscript no doubt came in with the Mendham MSS. bequested in 1856.

Related Materials

Other Mendham manuscripts are MSS. Mendham 1-37.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/8 × 7 3/8 in.
Title
Spanish pieces, chiefly biographical
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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