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Sir John Cheke: De superstitione ad Regem Henricum

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.104

Scope and Contents

Translation from the original (held in Bodleian Library). Also a translation into Latin of Plutarch's 'De Superstitione'. Transcribed by W. Elstob, with dedication at end of first piece to John Strype, 1702. Inside front cover on loose slip: 'A Vol. of MS omitted to be presented by Mr Baumgartner. J. J. Smith MSS. Caius Coll. Lodden Mar 21.'


  • 1702 (Original written circa 1555.)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely (d. 1746). Descended to J. P. Baumgartner of Milton Hall, Cambs., who presented it via J. J. Smith, Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and vicar of Lodden, Norfolk, 1864.


English translation by Elstob of De superstitione ad Regem Henricum is published in Strype's 'Life of Sir John Cheke', 1705.
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