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Merry Passages and Jeasts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5365

Scope and Contents

'Merry passages and jeasts', a collection of over 600 anecdotes concerning domestic, historical and biographical topics compiled by Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, transcribed from British Library, Harley MS 6395, 194 folios. On fos 183v-192v is an alphabetical index in another hand. Most of the versos are blank.


  • Creation: 1907


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Guy Le Strange, 1912.

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