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Collection of theology written at Bury St Edmund's

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MS. Add. D. 78
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Collection of theology written at Bury St Edmund's:

'Corpus Locorum Communium quod inservire eximio cum fructu possit Concionatoribus Verbi Divini ... Julii mensis die 17mo A° Domini 1635 Buriæ Sancti Edmundi. Vol. 1': an elaborate arrangement of Theology by subjects, with scanty notes, a few perhaps by Thomas Wagstaffe the elder (d. 1712), who wrote the name on p. 817.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1635 at Bury St. Edmund's


806 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 78, pp. 1-2]

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MS. Add. D. 78

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18879


Collection of theology, written in A.D. 1635 at Bury St. Edmund's.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wagstaffe the elder (1645–1712) was a bishop of the nonjuring Church of England.

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. 29210.

Custodial History

'E Libris Tho. Wagstaffe' (p. iv), probably about 1713.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from W. Butt, esg., of Axmouth on Nov. 10, 1881, with nine other pieces for £10.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 1/8 × 9 3.8 in.

Collection of theology written at Bury St Edmund's
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom