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A journal of the siege of Rouen

 Single Item
MS. Eng. hist. c. 61
Held at the Weston Library

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A journal of the siege of Rouen, Aug. 14-Nov. 19, 1591. This has been printed, from Harleian MS. 288, in the Camden Miscellany, vol. i, 1847, except for the portion Sept. 5-Oct 2, which occurs only in this MS. (at fol. 5V) and has been printed from it in the English Historical Review, xvii (1902), p. 527.


  • Creation: Written about 1591


19 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 61, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 61

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19789


A journal of the siege of Rouen

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 36881

Custodial History

No. 276 in the sale catalogue of mr. B. H. Bright's library, 1844. Afterwards no. 21862 in sir Thomas Phillipps' collection and art. 508 in the 1899 sale of his library, when it was bought by captain C. Shirley Harris of 90 Woodstock Road, Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Captain C. Shirley Harris presented this on June 15, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/8 × 8 3/8 in.

A journal of the siege of Rouen
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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