Record of a Disputation in Ireland

Scope and Content

Record of a disputation in Ireland, 1636, 16 folios: report of a conference between Henry Leslie, Bishop of Down, and certain Presbyterian ministers at Belfast, 10 and 12 August 1636. There is some additional matter at the end, and scribblings on fos 1r and 16v.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Leslie (1580-1661) was Bishop of Down and Connor and chaplain to King Charles I.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Received from the Irish collection of Henry Bradshaw, 1905.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


The contents of the volume are printed in J.S. Reid, History of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Vol. I (Belfast, 1867), app. IV, 523 and 196, made from manuscripts in Edinburgh.

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