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Twelve letters from John Lake

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MS. Eng. hist. e. 47

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Twelve letters from John Lake, bp. of Chichester, to the rev. Francis Drake father of the antiquary, 1681-88: at fol. 28 is one from N. Drake to -- Drake (?', 29 Dec. 1715.

Dates

  • Written in 1681-1715, chiefly by bp. John Lake

Extent

30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. e. 47, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. e. 47

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18929

Abstract

Twelve letters from John Lake

Biographical / Historical

John Lake (1624-1689) was Bishop of Chichester.

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. VI, no. 31032

Immediate Source of Acquisition

It was bought by the Bodleian at a sale at messrs. Puttick's (lot 1359), 6 July 1891. See MS. Eng. hist. e. 40.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 7/8 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
Twelve letters from John Lake
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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