Holograph Manuscript of Alexander Huish's 'Lectures upon the Lord's Prayer'
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:
- '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'
- dedications to Arthur Lake, and to the Warden, Fellows and students of Wadham College, Oxford
- A Latin colophon by Huish
- Note by Thomas James that the lectures are 'consonant to the faith...of ye Church of England', 24 April 1626
- Imprimaturs of John Prideaux, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, and John Harris.
- Creation: 1622-1625
0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. th. f. 65, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
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.
Calf, probably 19th century (endpapers watermarked 1805), with an overlapping leather chemise
- Harris | John | c 1666-1719 | clergyman, scientific writer, and antiquary (Person)
- Huish | Alexander | 1595-1668 | Biblical scholar (Person)
- James | Thomas | ? 1573-1629 | Bodley's Librarian and Sub Dean of Wells (Person)
- Lake | Arthur | 1569-1626 | Bishop of Bath and Wells (Person)
- Prideaux | John | 1578-1650 | Bishop of Worcester (Person)
- Church of England | Bishops (Organisation)
- University of Oxford | Wadham College (Organisation)
- Holograph Manuscript of Alexander Huish's 'Lectures upon the Lord's Prayer'
- Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
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