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


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3 volumes paginated in one sequence, 1122 pages.

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.


  • Creation: 1622-1625


0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. th. f. 65, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. th. f. 65-67

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13033


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

Biographical / Historical

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from Rev. John Hencher, 1983.

Physical Facet

Calf, probably 19th century (endpapers watermarked 1805), with an overlapping leather chemise

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

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom