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A theological commonplace book

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MS. Add. D. 12
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A theological commonplace book, arranged under heads, but the heads are in haphazard order and there is no index: most of the volume is blank. The date 1675 is on fol. 251.


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 17th century


260 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 12, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. D. 12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20285


A theological commonplace book

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. 30288

Custodial History

At p. i is a request to 'mr. Littelton' to bind 'thes 2 bookes', written in an illiterate hand and apparently signed 'botl alcoke' (about 1700?): at p. 161 is 'A. F. Brookland esq. 1782', cf. p. 55.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired probably not later than about 1865.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.

A theological commonplace book
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom