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Some original MSS. in defense of the English Monarchy, Hierarchy, Universitys, Spiritual Courts, Clergy and Tythes

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'Some original MSS. (prepared many of them for the Press, & happily preserved) wrote by the Learned Sr Henry Spelman, The Revd Mr Jeremy Stephens ... Mr Ephraim Udall & others, in defense of the English Monarchy, Hierarchy, Universitys, Spiritual Courts, Clergy and Tythes.' This is an extract from an account and list of the MSS. 'in number 21 under 16 Marble Covers,' by Dr. Philip Stubbs archdn. of St. Albans, who presented them in 1723, though they did not arrive (or at least were not bound) till 1730.

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 17th century

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 305, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Bodl. 305-307

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18427

Abstract

Some original MSS. in defense of the English Monarchy, Hierarchy, Universitys, Spiritual Courts, Clergy and Tythes by Sir H. Spelman, Dr. J. Stephens, etc.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Spelman (1563/4–1641) was a historian and antiquary.

Jeremiah [Jeremy] Stephens (1591–1665) was a scholar and Church of England clergyman.

Ephraim Udall (bap. 1587, d. 1647) was a Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist.

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, nos. 27681-27683.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were acquired by the Library in 1730.
Title
Some original MSS. in defense of the English Monarchy, Hierarchy, Universitys, Spiritual Courts, Clergy and Tythes
Status
Completed
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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