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'A Register of [the Privy Council in the time of] Queen Mary', August 22, 1553-Dec. 30, 1557

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MS. Eng. hist. b. 3

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'A Register of [the Privy Council in the time of] Queen Mary for these years folowing, vizt 1553, 1554, 1555, 1556, 1557', a copy of the original record given to the hon. Arthur Onslow ('Speaker Onslow') when he presented the original to the Privy Council Office, May 15, 1730. The limiting dates are August 22, 1553-Dec. 30, 1557. A note by Onslow is on p. iv.

(pp. 551-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1730

Extent

746 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 3, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. b. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20314

Overview

'A Register of [the Privy Council in the time of] Queen Mary', August 22, 1553-Dec. 30, 1557, written in A.D. 1730.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Onslow (1691–1768) was Speaker of the House of Commons.

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. 29904.

Custodial History

'The Property of the Trustees of the will of Arthur George Earl of Onslow' (d. 1856), a printed label: with the armorial bookplate of John Eglington Bailey, F.S.A.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In the sale of John Eglington Bailey's books on June 29, 1889, this volume was lot 2350 and bought for the Library for £15 10s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 3/4 × 12 1/4 in.
Title
'A Register of [the Privy Council in the time of] Queen Mary', August 22, 1553-Dec. 30, 1557
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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