Letters to Sir Robert Southwell from Philip Madoxe

Scope and Content

Letters to Robert Southwell from Philip Madoxe.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Robert Southwell (1635-1702) was a diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Philip Madoxe was his agent at Whitehall.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were bought from A. Rogers of Newcastle in 1937.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40850-1.