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Extracts from the Old Testament and Apocrypha

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MS. Clarendon 138*
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Extracts from the Old Testament and Apocrypha, occasionally with notes, in the hand of the first earl of Clarendon. At p. vii. are four prayers by him, at the head of which is '1648 Middleborough the 27 Aug. st. no.' A few entries are in a later hand, but much of the volume is blank.


  • Creation: Written in 1648 and afterwards by Lord Clarendon


374 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Clarendon 138*, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Clarendon 138*

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19104


Extracts from the Old Testament and Apocrypha

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Villiers (1709-1786), 1st Earl Clarendon.

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. 31503

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian at the Phillipps sale, 19 June 1893 (lot 131).

Physical Facet

On paper


6 5/8 × 4 5/8 in.

Extracts from the Old Testament and Apocrypha
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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