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Burnet, Gilbert, History of the Reformation of the Church of England. Manuscript (Ms 114)



Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 114


1 volume; 19 x 14 cm


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University of Chicago Library
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Abridged version of Burnet's work. Text in English. Codex Ms 114.

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Scope Note

An abridged manuscript by Gilbert Burnet (1643-1715), an English bishop and historian. This codex contains the first two volumes of his book, History of the Reformation in England, a book that discusses the course of the reformation from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I; a list of articles of faith drawn up by English bishops in 1554 (p 1-335);

"An Abridgement of a treatise of the Spirituall life and in being of Christ in all belieuers by William Bridge" (p 336-377).

Bound in marbled boards (3/4 leather).

Text in English.

Foliation: 377 pages [v] (189 fols.)

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 114

View cover (front)-p.131.

View pp. 132-265.

View p. 266-cover (back.)