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An 'Apology' addressed to bp. Burnet by the rev. George Lewis

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MS. Eng. th. e. 19
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An 'Apology' addressed to bp. Burnet by the rev. George Lewis, vicar of Figheldean and curate of Bulford, both near Amesbury in Wiltshire, dated Nov. 28, 1709. Mr. Lewis had been accused of misdemeanours at Bulford, about the inhabitants of which he gives some details. There is much parade of Greek and Latin.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1709 by G. Lewis


70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 19, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. th. e. 19

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19557


An 'Apology' addressed to bp. Burnet by the rev. George Lewis

Biographical / Historical

Reverend George Lewis (fl. 1709).

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. 33402

Custodial History

Owned by Joseph Thornton, bookseller in Oxford, in 1887.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of a miscellaneous donation from F. Madan, M.A., Aug. and Sept., 1904.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/4 × 6 in.

An 'Apology' addressed to bp. Burnet by the rev. George Lewis
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