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Papers relating to Bernard Gilpin, the 'Apostle of the North' (d. 1584)

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MS. Eng. th. c. 20

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Papers relating to Bernard Gilpin, the 'Apostle of the North' (d. 1584):
  1. Fol. 12. 'A copie of Bernard Gilpin's letters to his brother mr. Georg Gilpin in somer anno 1575°', corrected by B. Gilpin himself, beg. 'Ye require me to writte': imperfect, ending with 'purgatory', catchword 'holy', see C. S. Collingwood's Memoirs of Gilpin (1884), pp. 33-36
  2. Fol. 13v rev. An autograph copy of a letter from B. Gilpin, beg. 'My duetie remembred', unaddressed and unsigned: the back is covered with a copy of another part of the letter in art. 1, beg. 'Joyned with pryde.'
  3. Fol. 14. A Latin letter from Gulielmus Cayrus at Oxford to Gilpin, April 14, 1583, noted by Gilpin: the back is covered with a copy of the latter part of another letter of Gilpin, dated May 31, 1583, beg. 'armed with all patience', see the Memoirs, p. 135
  4. Fol. 15. 'The accounte of Christopher Wharton for the last Will ... of mr. Barnard Guilpin, layte parson of Houghton', Jan. 2, 1609/10, addressed to Anthony Airay

Dates

  • Written in 1575-1610

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. c. 20, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. c. 20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19482

Abstract

Papers relating to Bernard Gilpin, the 'Apostle of the North' (d. 1584)

Biographical / Historical

Bernard Gilpin (1517-1583) was Archdeacon of Durham.

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. 32858

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought in May, 1900, from mr. Joseph J. Green of Tunbridge Wells, four letters from whom, Apr.-May 1900, occupy fols. 1-10.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 3/8 × 11 in.
Title
Papers relating to Bernard Gilpin, the 'Apostle of the North' (d. 1584)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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