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Printed book: Part of Laurence Tomson's version of the New Testament

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Arch G. e. 48 (Former reference: MS. e Mus. 242)

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Printed book: Part of Laurence Tomson's version of the New Testament (Barker ? 1578).

Dates

  • Barker ? 1578

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

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Shelfmark:

Arch G. e. 48 (Former reference: MS. e Mus. 242)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18276

Abstract

Printed book: Part of Laurence Tomson's version of the New Testament

Biographical / Historical

Laurence Tomson (1539-1608) was an administrator.

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. 3701

Custodial History

The binding, in black cloth, embroidered in silver thread by queen Elizabeth about 1579, has: '[C]elum patria scopus vitae Christus, Christus via', and other mottoes. Both covers have also 'E' for queen Elizabeth, to whom the book belonged, according to a 17th-cent. note beneath an autograph passage from Augustine: beg. 'I walke many times'. See further Macray, Annals of the Bodleian, p. 67, and W. Salt Brassington, Historic Bindings, pl. 14 and notes.

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (235)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented between 1665 and 1678 by [Edward] Hinton, son of the rector of Islip, who matriculated in 1659.
Title
Printed book: Part of Laurence Tomson's version of the New Testament
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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