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Oxford literary pieces

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 70
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Oxford literary pieces:

  1. Fol. 3. 'A Coppy of Verses spoke to the King, Queen, Duke & Dutchesse of Yorke in Christ-Church hall by Mr [Thomas] Ireland, Student of Christ Church. September the 29th 1663'
  2. Fol. 7. 'Oratio funebris ... in obitum ... professoris ... [William] Creede, 1663': signed 'B. W[oodroffe ?]'
  3. Fol. 10. 'Oratio ... cum deponerem munus Prælectoris Græci, in aula Ædis Christi ... 1663', similarly signed 'B. W.'
  4. Fol. 13. Three Latin disputations by Mountjoy Blount 'Lord Newpott', 'Sir Heneage Finch', and 'S. S.', the last dated Nov. 15, 1665


  • Creation: Written in about A.D. 1670-1680


16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon e. 70, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 70

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19288


Oxford literary pieces

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. 31886

Custodial History

Once MS. Phillipps 25880.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. at the Phillipps sale, 23. 3. 1895, lot 734.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/4 × 5 3/4 in.

Oxford literary pieces
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom