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A Life of sir Thomas More

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MS. Add. A. 112

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A Life of sir Thomas More (d. 1535). The first leaf (a title?) is lost, the second begins with an 'Epistle Dedicatorie 'to R. R. signed 'B. R.' March 25, 1599: after a preface signed 'Ro. Ba.' and title the work begins 'Thomas Moore was borne in London.'

Dates

  • written in or soon after 1599

Extent

131 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 112, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 112

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18786

Abstract

A Life of sir Thomas More, written in or soon after 1599.

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. 29059.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. C. T. Jefferies, Bristol booksellers, on Nov. 12, 1873, for £3.

Bibliography

  • It is printed in Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Biography, 4th ed. (1853), ii. 43.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/2 × 6 in.
Title
A Life of sir Thomas More
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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