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Holograph Manuscript of Alexander Huish's 'Lectures upon the Lord's Prayer'


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Holograph manuscript of Alexander Huish's 'Lectures upon the Lord's Prayer', 1622-5 (published, London, 1626), with some alterations in the text, a few passages crossed out, and the following items not included in the published text:
  1. 'An elegie upon the death of the intended patron [Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells] of this booke, who deceased the 4th of May 1626'
  2. dedications to Arthur Lake, and to the Warden, Fellows and students of Wadham College, Oxford
  3. a Latin colophon by Huish
  4. note by Thomas James that the lectures are 'consonant to the faith...of ye Church of England', 24 April 1626
  5. imprimaturs of John Prideaux, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, and John Harris.


  • 1622-5


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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. th. f. 65].
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MSS. Eng. th. f. 65-7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13033

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Huish (1594?-1668) was a biblical scholar. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from Rev. John Hencher, 1983.
Holograph Manuscript of Alexander Huish's 'Lectures upon the Lord's Prayer'
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom