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Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare

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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.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1700

Extent

200 pages

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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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20216

Overview

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

Dimensions

3 1/2 × 2 1/4 in.
Title
Prayers, meditations, and aspirations of a Poor Clare
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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