Papers of Joseph Bingham

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. th. e. 156-7, f. 47-50; Eng. hist. f. 13; Eng. misc. e. 582
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      8 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Sermons and other writings of Joseph Bingham, consisting of:  

  • Sermons, 1695-1763
  • Translation of fourteen discourses of St. Chrysostom, 1716
  • Annals of the papacy, 1252-1558, the original heading 'Hist. of Pop. usurpations & rebel. from 1512 to 1558'
  • Two sets of praelectiones by Joseph Bingham the younger (1713-35), written at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1733

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph Bingham (1668-1723) was a theologian and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1964.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46741-8.