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Letters patent under the Great Seal being a commission to the right honourable Sir Edward Hyde

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MS. e Mus. 246

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Letters patent under the Great Seal being a commission to the right honourable Sir Edward Hyde, Lord chancellor of England, to visit the University of Oxford. Dated July 23, 1660. With Great Seal in brown wax, attached by parchment strips. There is a portrait of Charles II within the initial 'C'.

Dates

  • Written in 1660 in England

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 246, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. e Mus. 246

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18286

Abstract

Letters patent under the Great Seal being a commission to the right honourable Sir Edward Hyde

Biographical / Historical

Sir Edward Hyde (1609-1674) was 1st Earl of Clarendon and Lord Chancellor of England.

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. II, no. 3735

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (269)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This document first appears in the handlist of 1687.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

2 ft. 10 2/5 in. × 1 ft. 8 4/5 in. kept in box 13 2/5 × 7 9/10 in.
Title
Letters patent under the Great Seal being a commission to the right honourable Sir Edward Hyde
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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