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Papers relating to dr. George Hickes

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 4
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Papers relating to dr. George Hickes, dean of Worcester and Nonjuror:

  1. Fol. 1. An unfinished sketch of his life, to 1690: beg. 'George Hickes the 4th child & 2d son of William Hickes'
  2. Fol. 29. 'An account of the several Works of ... Dr George Hickes ... with the time & occasion of publishing each of them', 1674-1711, with additions to 1726: in the same hand as fol. 1
  3. At fol. 55 follows a copy of mrs. Hickes' epitaph, 1714, composed by dr. Hickes
  4. Fol. 56. A letter from dr. Hickes to his wife, June 30, 1691, signed 'G. H.'


  • Creation: Written chiefly about A.D. 1712


60 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20387


Papers relating to dr. George Hickes

Biographical / Historical

George Hickes (1642-1715) was a divine and scholar.

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. 30502

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in May, 1888, from mr. H. Evans, so this should have followed no. 29792: cf. nos. 29778, 29781, 29820.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/8 × 7 5/8 in.

Papers relating to dr. George Hickes
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