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MS. 70.1 Spanish Dispatches 1529 - 1533

(old shelfmark **A.70.1)

Language:English, with Latin
Origin:England, York
Date:20th c., before 1961
Material:Paper (factory made)
Physical Description:ii paper flyleaves + 116 folios + ii paper flyleaves, 320 x 198 (ca. 240 x 120) mm, ca. 25 – 47 long lines, unruled
Rubric:(fol. 8r) 1529. Jan: 16. Vol. IV pt. 2. 5177 p. 2274. Inigo de Mendoza to Charles V
Incipit:The king and his council attach so much importance to the brief that the Emperor has, that they are trying by every means to get it into their hands
2o folio:Mr Friedmann, ‘Anne Boleyn’
Explicit:(fol. 112v) abstract per me
Contents:Fols. 8r – 112v, Abstracts of Spanish Dispatches, chiefly concerning the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, with commentary by G. E. Larman
Script:Documentary cursive (pseudo-Secretary)
Scribe:George Edward Larman (1895 - 1961)
Provenance:George Edward Larman (1895 – 1961); his bequest, 1961
Binding:20th c., half brown cloth and brown leather over paste boards, red and gold endbands
Notes:Part of the Larman Bequest. Larman was a student at Trinity Hall 1914 - 1819. The MS is written in blue-black ink, with Larman’s comments and notes in red. The foliation is heavily trimmed; Larman subsequently paginated the written portions of the MS, with fol. 8r as ‘p. 1’. The text is copied from the published Letters and Papers Foreign and Domestic of Henry VIII.

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