Peter Heylyn (1600-62) was an ecclesiastical writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Two 17th century copies of Peter Heylyn's satirical journal of a visit to France in 1625, entitled 'A monethes jorney into France', published without the author's consent as France painted to the life (London, 1656).
The copies were purchased by the Library in 1927 and 1939.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45718-19.
Heylyn | Peter | 1600-1662 | Ecclesiastical Writer
France | Description and travel