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The Book of Psalms, in varied (English) metrical versions


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'The Book of Psalms, in varied (English) metrical versions, by the Rev. Henry Edwards, Rector of Banningham, Norfolk': several psalms are represented by more than one version.

Nearly the whole work is in the hand of a copyist.


  • Creation: c.1888


0.25 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. bibl. d. 1, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. bibl. d. 1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20142


The Book of Psalms, in varied (English) metrical versions, written in or shortly before A.D. 1888.

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Henry Edwards (fl. 1885-1888) was Rector of Banningham, Norfolk.

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. 29772-29776.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the author in August, 1888.

Related Materials

See also MS. Eng. poet. d. 1.

The Book of Psalms, in varied (English) metrical versions
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom