Three commonplace books of nonjurors

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).

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

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


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

Other Finding Aids

Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46589-91.