Meditations, thoughts and ejaculatory prayers

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume entitled 'Suspiria piae et acclamantis animae, or meditations, thoughts, ejaculatory prayers. On severall Occasions for private Benefit. But Made publick as they may be Applicable to ye private Necessities of any under the same Sentiments, Conditions and Temptations', [1677-1682].
The book is dedicated to "Mary Wife of Thomas Brocas of Beurepaire in ye County of Southampton Esq.", with the suggestion that she might have it printed, if she thinks it of sufficient merit; this she appears not to have done.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from Blundell's in 1949.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript octavo. Bound in morocco.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

The manuscript contains the bookplate of William Sandys (1792-1874).