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The abbey of St. Denis in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries by J.M. Wallace-Hadrill, 1938

The abbey of St. Denis in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries by J.M. Wallace-Hadrill, 1938.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 239
Extents: 117 Leaves
Dates: 1938
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'Archbishop Winchelsey and the episcopate' by H. R. Leech (Kington-Oliphant Prize essay, 1946)

'Archbishop Winchelsey and the episcopate' by H. R. Leech (Kington-Oliphant Prize essay, 1946).
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 379
Extents: 33 Leaves
Dates: 1946
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'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'

'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'
Shelfmark: MS. Cornish c. 1
Extents: 370 Leaves
Dates: Written in the first half of the 18th century
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Copies in several hands, late 17th century, of speeches and essays on political and religious affairs

Copies in several hands, late 17th century, of speeches and essays on political and religious affairs.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 201
Extents: 131 Leaves
Dates: late 17th century
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Copies of four essays by Sir Walter Raleigh, written in two hands

Copies of four essays by Sir Walter Raleigh, written in two hands, early 17th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 138
Extents: 47 Leaves
Dates: Early 17th century
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A copy of Francis Peck's Catalogue of all the Discourses written both for and against Popery in the time of King James II (Lond. 1735)

A copy of Francis Peck's Catalogue of all the Discourses written both for and against Popery in the time of King James II (Lond. 1735)
Shelfmark: 258 d.148
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1735
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Correspondence of Rodney Needham and biographical record of Charles Staniland Wake

Correspondence of Rodney Needham and biographical record of Charles Staniland Wake, 1835-1972.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 420
Extents: 201 Leaves
Dates: 1835-1972
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Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis'

Drafts by Sir Henry Spelman of an essay 'de Sepulturis'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 247
Extents: 85 Leaves
Dates: c. 1641
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'Dunkirk in the seventeenth century', by R. G. E. Wood (Stanhope Historical Prize essay, 1960)

'Dunkirk in the seventeenth century', by R. G. E. Wood (Stanhope Historical Prize essay, 1960).
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 398
Extents: 74 Leaves
Dates: 1960
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Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape

Early 19th-cent. transcript of William Gilpin, Three essays: on picturesque beauty; on picturesque travel; and on sketching landscape
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 179
Extents: 385 pages
Dates: c. 1792
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Essay by Sir Aurel Stein, entitled 'A Persian Bodhisattva'

Essay by Sir Aurel Stein, entitled 'A Persian Bodhisattva'
Shelfmark: MS. Don. d. 25
Extents: 35 Leaves
Dates: 1930
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Essay by T. D. D. Cunningham Graham 'On the poetical character of Aristophanes as it is displayed in ... The Clouds'

Essay by T. D. D. Cunningham Graham 'On the poetical character of Aristophanes as it is displayed in ... The Clouds'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 90
Extents: 53 Leaves
Dates: 1835
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'An Essay on Criticism'

'An Essay on Criticism'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. c. 1
Extents: 42 Leaves
Dates: Chiefly written in A.D. 1709-1711 by A. Pope
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Essays by H.A. Prichard

Essays by H.A. Prichard
Extents: 0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 20th century
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Essays in prose and verse' by members of a literary society of Exeter College, Oxford

Essays in prose and verse' by members of a literar society of Exeter College, Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 240
Extents: 342 pages
Dates: 1734-1735
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'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals...'

'Essays or Conjectural Discourses by the Earl Winchilsea concerning some of his Athenian Medals...'
Shelfmark: Arch. Num. xi. 9
Extents: 232 pages
Dates: Written chiefly in A.D. 1719 by the earl of Winchilsea
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Essays Relating to W.H. White

Papers relating to W.H. White consisting of: Typescript essays concerning W.H. White, 'Mark Rutherford', by his second son J.H. White 'Notes', 1931, Extracts from Rutherford's letters to J.H. White and his wife, 1880-1912 'Notes' concerning Rutherford's correspondence with Thomas Hutchinson
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1880-1931
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Fair copy of Elizabeth Elstob's translation of 'An essay upon glory' by Madeleine de Scudéry

Fair copy of Elizabeth Elstob's translation of 'An essay upon glory' by Madeleine de Scudéry
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 142
Extents: 20 Leaves
Dates: c. 1708
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Guard-book of letters, 17th-19th cent., with (fols. 1-8) an essay by Thomas Wright, 'Piers Plowman'

Guard-book of letters, 17th-19th cent., with (fols. 1-8) an essay by Thomas Wright, 'Piers Plowman'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lang. c. 9
Extents: 24 Leaves
Dates: 17th-19th century
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Guard-book of literary manuscripts

Guard-book of literary manuscripts, late 19th-early 20th century
Shelfmark: MS. Don. c. 2
Extents: 146 Leaves
Dates: late 19th-early 20th cent.

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Indexed names
University of Oxford 3
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 1
Ball | Sidney | 1857-1918 | lecturer in classics and philosophy 1
Belloc | Joseph Hilaire Pierre | 1870-1953 | writer and historian 1
Bennett | Arnold | 1867-1931 | Writer 1
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 1
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 1
Borough | Sir | John | d 1643 | antiquary and herald 1
Boudon | Raymond | fl | 1995 | sociologist 1
Bovey | James | 1622-1696 | Merchant, lawyer and philosopher 1
Bridger | R. Lowther | fl. 1905-1918 1
Browne | Thomas | bap.1604-1673 | Church of England clergyman 1
Collier | Jeremy | 1650-1726 | nonjuror 1
Connolly | Richard Hugh | 1873-1948 | philologist 1
Dasgupta | Partha | fl. 1993 | Economist 1
Dawes | WH | fl 1947-1957 1
Dodderidge | Sir | John | 1555-1628 | judge | also called Doddridge 1
Elstrob | Elizabeth | 1683-1756 | Anglo-Saxon scholar and antiquary 1
Emmett | William | fl 1731-1732 1
Finch | Heneage | 1656-1726 | 5th Earl of Winchilsea 1
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Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Graham | T. D. D. | Cunningham | fl. 1835 1
Grenville | William Wyndham | 1759-1834 | Baron Grenville | statesman 1
Hadrill | John Michael | Wallace- | 1916-1985 | Historian 1
Heywood | Thomas | ? 1574-1641 | poet and dramatist 1
Hodges | Thomas | c 1600-1672 | dean of Hereford 1
Hutchinson | Thomas | fl 1880-1931 1
James | A. W. | fl. 1934 1
Kurdzialek | Marian | 1920-1997 | Polish priest 1
Laurence | Thomas | ? 1597-1657 | college head 1
Lonsdale | Mary | fl 1838-1853 | of Bath Easton 1
Lynd | Robert Wilson | 1879-1949 | Journalist and essayist 1
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet 1
Mayer | Francis | fl. 20th century 1
Mellor | Ethel | fl. 1937-1949 1
Milles | Jeremiah | b 1751 | barrister 1
Needham | Rodney | 1923-2006 | Anthropologist 1
Nevinson | Henry Wood | 1856-1941 | Essayist Philanthropist Journalist 1
Pater | Walter | 1839-1894 | Author and critic 1
Pearson | Robert | fl. 1827 | of Newcastle 1
Peck | Francis | 1692-1743 | antiquary 1
Penrose | John | fl. 1734-1735 1
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 1
Prichard | Harold Arthur | 1871-1947 | Philosopher 1
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 1
Roy | Ram Mohan | 1772-1833 | founder of the Brahmo Sabha 1
Sassoon | Siegfried | 1886-1967 | poet 1
Shallow | J | fl. 1918 1
Skinner | John | fl. 1807-1808 | Rector of Camerton, Somerset 1
Spelman | Sir | Henry | 1564-1641 | Knight | Historian and Antiquary 1
Stein | Sir | Mark Aurel | 1862-1943 | Knight Scholar Explorer Archaeologist 1
Temple | Sir | Richard | 1634-1697 | Knight | English politician 1
Thompson | James Matthew | 1878-1956 | Historian and Theologian 1
Urquhart | Sir | Thomas | 1611-1660 | of Cromarty | knight | author and translator | also called Urchard 1
Wallis | John | fl 1680-1690 1
White | John Henry | fl 1880-1931 1
White | William Hale | 1831-1913 | Writer as Mark Rutherford 1
Wilberforce | Samuel | 1805-1873 | Bishop of Oxford and Winchester 1
Wilkinson | Spenser | 1853-1937 | Military historian 1
Winchelsey | Robert | 1245-1313 | Catholic theologian and Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Woolford | A. J. 1
Wright | Abraham | 1611-1690 | Chuch of England clergyman and author 1
Wright | Thomas | 1810-1877 | historian and antiquary 1
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Language
Cornish 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Latin 2