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Copies of miscellaneous English state papers, with some originals, chiefly relating to Parliament and the Civil War

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MS. Add. C. 132
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Copies of miscellaneous English state papers, with some originals, chiefly relating to Parliament and the Civil War, 1628-1642. A full list of the forty papers is in the Library, but cannot be summarily described: among the documents are the following:
  1. (fols. 8, 13, 14, 15, 72) papers relating to the Parliament of 1628;
  2. (fols. 17, 19, 20, 23, 25, 80, 91) papers relating to the Parliaments of 1640-1642;
  3. Civil War and Commonwealth papers, including 'Mensalia, or monethly passages in Leicestershire ... [and other Midland counties]', Jan.-Sept. 1643, written by a royalist (fols. 36-69, 73-74, in perturbed order), an original warrant by the king for providing muskets for the garrisons of Oxford and Reading, Jan. 17, 1643/4 (fol. 84), and some military passes and leaves, 1645-1657, two (fol. 77, Jan. 29, 1655/6, and fol. 79, Dec. 19, 1653) signed by Cromwell, with seal;
  4. (fols. 5, 32, 32v, 90, 94) Scotch papers, 1639-1640;
  5. (fol. 85) 'Copie of 3 generali letters from the Great Mogull' to James i;
  6. (fol. 81) copy of the proclamation to the people of England by James ii at Dublin, May 8, 1689.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1617-1689

Extent

96 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 132, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 132

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18820

Abstract

Copies of miscellaneous English state papers, with some originals, chiefly relating to Parliament and the Civil War, written in A.D. 1617-1689.

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. 29135.

Custodial History

A note by William Huddesford on fol. ii (a parchment wrapper which held the papers before they were bound and bears the title 'Letters. A ') makes it probable that these documents were once part of Antony Wood's collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from W. H. Turner in 1878.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.
Title
Copies of miscellaneous English state papers, with some originals, chiefly relating to Parliament and the Civil War
Status
Published
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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