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A Common Place Book of Lionel Day

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MS. Add. A. 115
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A Common Place Book of Lionel Day, fellow of Balliol college, Oxford, chiefly on moral and religious topics. His name and the dates 1595 and 1603 occur on fol. 93v.


  • Creation: written in about 1595-1605 by L. Day


93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 115, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. A. 115

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18792


A Common Place Book of Lionel Day, written in about 1595-1605 by L. Day.

Biographical / Historical

Lionel Day (1570-1640) was a Church of England clergyman and a fellow of Balliol college, Oxford.

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. 29075.

Custodial History

In a modern bookseller's catalogue priced 8s. 6d.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by J. O. Halliwell-Phillips in 1874.

Related Materials

Another commonplace book of rev. Lionel Day is MS. Eng. misc. d. 47.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 1/8 in.

A Common Place Book of Lionel Day
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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