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Robert Hegge's 'Historie of St. Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne' and other items

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 92
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  1. Fol. 10. Robert Hegge's 'Historie of St. Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne', with a few maps and pen-and-ink drawings, transcribed from the author's MS. stated to be then in the library of Corpus Christi coll., Oxford: the epilogue is dated July 1, 1626
  2. Fol. 38. 'A Tragicall historie of the Apostate Frances Spira diligently collected by Nathanial Bacon', with preface: beg. 'For the trueth of this ensuing relation': the tract was subsequently printed, as stated in a marginal note, in London, 1638
  3. Fol. 63. 'The life of Sir Thomas Bodley written by himselfe': at fol. 67 is a note of 'the uses assigned by Sir Thos: Bodley in the tripartite indenture' of endowment of the Library, April 20, 1609. Succeeding leaves have been torn out


  • Creation: Written about 1630


70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 92, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. d. 92

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19752


Robert Hegge's 'Historie of St. Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne' and other items

Biographical / Historical

Robert Hegge (1599-1629) was an author and a historian.

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. 36593

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. Simmons and Waters' catal. 287, July 31, 1914.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, brown leather, contemporary Oxford work


9 × 6 7/8 in.

Robert Hegge's 'Historie of St. Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne' and other items
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