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Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare

 Single Item
MS. Add. B. 2
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Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare, an English sister in a French or Flandrian house: a prayer at p. 185 is in French. Stt. Joseph, Clare, and Collette are chiefly honoured, an engraving of the first on parchment being at p. xviii. A few small coloured illustrations are on pp. 157-83.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1700


200 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Add. B. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20216


Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare

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. 30209

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Lent by holy obedience to Sister Cicely Joseph 1710' (p. xvii), in the hand of the writer. Acquired by the Library not later than about 1865.

Physical Facet

On paper


3 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.

Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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