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Eulogy of James II dedicated to pope Clement XI

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MS. Add. C. 266

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'Jacobus Secundus, Maioris Britanniæ Rex: eius Vitæ ac Virtutum Synopsis', a eulogy dedicated to pope Clement xi (d. 1721). The text begins 'Singulari diuinæ Prouidentiæ nutu.'

The note 'Di M. Caprara' on p. x probably gives the author's name.

Dates

  • written early in the 18th century in Italy

Extent

106 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 266, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 266

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20015

Abstract

Eulogy of James II dedicated to pope Clement XI, written early in the 18th century in Italy.

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. V, no. 29636.

Custodial History

Two letters from count Politi Flamini of Recanati are at p. i, dated Feb. 16 and 24, which state that the MS. is from the library of cardinal Nina of Recanati.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from count Politi Flamini of Recanati on March 1, 1886, for £2 2s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Eulogy of James II dedicated to pope Clement XI
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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