Miscellany notebook on philosophical subjects, compiled possibly by William Birch the younger

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains: (1) Summaries of Aristotle's "Posterior analytics" and "Ethics"; (2) Notes on Clichtoverus, "De voluntaria"; T. Bricot, "in 2o libro Physicorum Aristotelis"; "Liber Gocle: R." (i.e. R. Goclenius, "Problemata logicorum", 1590/1); "Israel reges"; notes on Josephus

Administrative / Biographical History

William Birch the younger (fl. 1590) was the son of William Birch fl. 1560 and cousin of Anthony Higgin, Dean of Ripon (1608-1624). The attribution of this miscellany is made to him because one of the works included in it, namely, "Problemata logicorum", by R. Goclenius, 1590/1, is inscribed "Liber G. Byrch"

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

From the library of Anthony Higgin, Dean of Ripon (1608-1624)


In Latin

Additional Information

Formerly shelved as XVIII.G.19