Three commonplace books of nonjurors

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Three commonplace books of nonjurors. The books include entries on theological subjects (some from printed sources, especially Minucius Felix's  Octavius), and a list of the published works of nonjurors John Milner, George Hickes and Thomas Wagstaffe.

Administrative / Biographical History

See the  Dictionary of National Biography for entries on Hilkiah Bedford (1663-1724), George Hickes (1642-1715) and George Smith (1693-1756).

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library from E. Williams of Hove, 1917.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.