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Treatises by Henry Jackson

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MS. Add. B. 57
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Treatises by Henry Jackson, B.D., of Corpus Christi college, Oxford (d. 1662):

  1. (fol. 17v). 'Commentarij in M. Tullij-Ciceronis Tuscul. Quæst. lib. quintum per Henricum Jacksonum', preceded by an Epistle dedicatory to dr. Sebastian Benefield, Dec. 4, 1608 (fol. 1), and a Life of Cicero (fol. 9).
  2. (fol. 69). 'Plutarchi problema, An Animi, vel Corporis affections sint peiores, Henrico Jacksono interprete', with a commentary.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1608 by H. Jackson


91 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 57, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. B. 57

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18641


Treatises by Henry Jackson, written in A.D. 1608 by H. Jackson.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Jackson (1585/6–1662) was a Church of England clergyman and literary editor.

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. 28686.

Custodial History

'Antonius à Wood e bibliotheca Hen. Jackson consanguinei sui--1662--': 'Found among the writings & papers of Hen. Jackson Bac. of Div. soone after his death--June 1662': both notes in Wood's hand.

The volume was no. 16850 in the Appendix to the second volume of T. Osborne's Catalogue of books, 1757: also no. '(30)' in some collection.

On fol. iv is a note by 'J. D. D. Cantab.' (early 19th century).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library in 1857 for £2 10s.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 × 4 in.

Treatises by Henry Jackson
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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