Two 17th century copies of Peter Heylyn's satirical journal of a visit to France in 1625, entitled 'A monethes jorney into France', published without the author's consent as France painted to the life (London, 1656).
Two Copies of Peter Heylyn's Journal
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. e. 178, e. 234
- Dates of Creation17th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Peter Heylyn (1600-1662) was an ecclesiastical writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The copies were purchased by the Library in 1927 and 1939.
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. 45718-19.