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Preces privatae in Greek and Hebrew by Lancelot Andrewes

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MS. Gr. th. f. 18
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Preces privatae in Greek and Hebrew by Lancelot Andrewes, printed from this manuscript by P. G. Medd, The Greek devotions of Lancelot Andrewes (London, 1892), and designated L in the translation by F. E. Brightman (London, 1903).

188 pages, 169-88 blank


  • Creation: 1618-1626


188 pages

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Hebrew

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. th. f. 18, pp. 1-2].

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MS. Gr. th. f. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16628


Preces privatae in Greek and Hebrew by Lancelot Andrewes.

Biographical / Historical

Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) was Bishop of Winchester.

Custodial History

Given by Andrewes to William Laud, [1626] (17th-cent. copy, inside upper cover, of a nearly illegible inscription on the cover, which includes the signature of Laud as Bishop of Bath and Wells);

Inscribed 'J. Mandevile', 18th cent., on p. 188;

Part of lot 592 on the fifth day (Friday, - Jan.) of an unidentified sale by W. Bristow (fl. 1760s) at Moreing's auction room, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden (annotated cutting pasted inside lower cover).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Owned by R. G. Livingstone, and bequeathed by his daughter Isobel Henrietta, 1969.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding inscribed '58' on spine

'Preces privatae' in Greek and Hebrew by Lancelot Andrewes
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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