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Copies of papers relating to English history

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MS. Eng. hist. e. 28
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Copies of papers relating to English history, 1612-25, with a few originals. There is a list of contents at p. iv: the chief papers are:

  1. P. vii. An account of the christening of king Charles ii, June 27, 1630: owned by Tho[mas] All[en] of Gloucester hall, Oxford (d. 1632)
  2. Pp. 43, 103-32, 639, 653. Papers relating to the Spanish Match, 1620-4
  3. Pp. 65, 101, 157, 597, 609, 625, 629, etc. Speeches and letters of the king, 1621-4, chiefly addressed to the Parliament
  4. P. 213. 'A Relation of the Proceedings against Ambassadors who have miscarryed themselues...' by sir Robert Cotton
  5. P. 237. 'Iter Hibernicum', a jocose Latin account of a visit to sir Richard Morrison at Down Patrick, beg. 'Deus bone, quid ego in me suscepi?': 'capitanus Bodleus' is mentioned at pp. 341, 359, 369
  6. P. 436b. 'The character of Robert late Earle of Salisburie, lord high Treasurer of England, etc.', signed by, and probably in the hand of, 'Cyrill Tourneur' the dramatist, an insertion
  7. Pp. 475, 525. The marriage articles of Charles i and Henrietta Maria, Nov. 1624
  8. Pp. 241-340 are accidentally omitted in the old pagination


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1614-about 1630


686 pages

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. e. 28, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. hist. e. 28

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20099


Copies of papers relating to English history

Biographical / Historical

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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. 30039

Custodial History

Lot 1657 in the George Chalmers sale. Nov. 16, 1842.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Owned by J. O. Halliwell Phillipps, according to catal. 59, no. 181, of J. W. Jarvis & Son, from which it was bought on July 15, 1889, for £3 1s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 1/2 in.

Copies of papers relating to English history
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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