John Selden (1584-1654) was a jurist, MP and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Correspondence and papers of John Selden, with some manuscripts owned by him, including:
The majority of the manuscripts were bought from James Fairhurst in 1942 and 1947.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions).
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. 52546-91.
For a more detailed description of the medieval manuscripts in this collection see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/medieval/selden/selden.html.Related Units of Description
Other papers of Selden are listed in Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (7 vols., Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, Kraus Reprint, 1980), nos. 3134-3490.
Aquinas | Thomas | ? 1225-1274 | Saint
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher
Selden | John | 1584-1654 | Jurist MP Antiquary
Great Britain | History
Great Britain | History | Charles I, 1625-1649
Great Britain | Politics and government
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