Sir Henry Spelman (? 1564-1641) was a historian and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Four volumes of early 17th-century miscellanea, from the library of Sir Henry Spelman, including:
The volumes were bought by the Library in 1936 and 1943.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. 39867-70.
The volumes are described in detail among the Gurney manuscripts in Historical Manuscripts Commission 27: 12th report (1891) app., part ix, 145-7, 153, 155-6.
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Spelman | Henry | ? 1564-1641 | Historian and Antiquary
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