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A theological commonplace book

 Single Item
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.


  • Written in the second half of the 17th century


260 pages

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom