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An Account of James Hepburn Earl Bothwell ... after his flight from Scotland

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MS. Add. C. 56

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'An Account of James Hepburn Earl Bothwell ... after his flight from Scotland [in A.D. 1567, to Denmark]: written by command of Her ... [Danish] Majesty Queen Caroline Amelia by Thorl[leifr] Gudm[undson] Repp', who himself signs and dates the preface (June 20, 1846), cf. fol. 90v: all the rest is in a clerk's hand.

At fol. 87 is an appendix of documents copied from the Danish royal archives, partly (fol. 89) Latin correspondence between James vi of Scotland and Frederick ii of Denmark, 1567-1574, partly (fol. 119) letters from Charles Dancay ('Dantzay') to Henry iv of France, 1570-1573, in French, etc. Fols. ii-vii (loose in a flap) are copies of two Latin dispatches from qu. Elizabeth to Eric xiv king of Sweden, Oct. 8, 1565, and June 22, 1561, made in 1861.

A full list of the documents is in the Library in manuscript.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1846

Extent

130 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 56

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18664

Abstract

'An Account of James Hepburn Earl Bothwell ... after his flight from Scotland,' written in A.D. 1846.

Biographical / Historical

Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg (1796-1881) was the queen consort of King Christian VIII of Denmark.

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. 28825.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by Horace Marryat, esq, in 1862.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/8 × 9 in.
Title
An Account of James Hepburn Earl Bothwell ... after his flight from Scotland
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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