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A fragment of a copy of the articles of impeachment against the duke of Suffolk

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 119

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A fragment of a copy of the articles of impeachment against the duke of Suffolk in A.D. 1449/50, consisting of three leaves (two nearly perfect), endorsed later 'The Answere of ... vnto the Duke of [Suffolk's] Declaration': beg. after fragmentary lines 'peple felid for him and wors were coraged': ends abruptly on fol 4v 'be joyned with an impossible, etc.': fols. i-ii, 5-end are blank. The text is 'different from the text given in Holinshed III. 631.'

Dates

  • Written early in the 16th century

Extent

47 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 119, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. b. 119

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19009

Abstract

A fragment of a copy of the articles of impeachment against the duke of Suffolk

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. VI, no. 31347

Custodial History

'Found among the private MSS. of the Nevilles of Holt.'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought by the Bodleian ... on 8 July 1892', privately.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 3/8 × 12 3/8 in.
Title
A fragment of a copy of the articles of impeachment against the duke of Suffolk
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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