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Historical collections made for T[homas] Western of Felix Hall

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 59

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Historical collections made for T[homas] Western of Felix Hall, Essex:
  1. P. 1. 'A Cronologicall History of the Descent and Succession of the Crown of England', 1066-1715, a defence of the parliamentary succession, apparently unfinished
  2. P. 95. Copies and translations into English of treaties of alliance made between England and the Holy Roman Empire, etc., (a), May 25, 1716 (text at pp. 149, 165, 173; translation at pp. 157, 169, 141), and (b) (the Quadruple Alliance), July 22, 1718 (text at pp. 95, 265, translation at p. 181)
  3. At p. 85 is an extract from the first report of the Committee of Secrecy to the House of Commons relating to the directors of the South Sea Company, 1722


  • Written in 1714-1722


308 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 59, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Eng. hist. c. 59

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19750


Historical collections made for T[homas] Western of Felix Hall

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Western (fl. 1714-1722).

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. 36591

Custodial History

No. L 3 in the library of Felix Hall.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by mr. D. Nichol Smith, Oct. 14, 1914.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.
Historical collections made for T[homas] Western of Felix Hall
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

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