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Lists and indexes relating mainly to church history

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Lists and indexes relating mainly to church history
early 17th century
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. i + 105.
Narrow octavo.
Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards. Short list of English names beg. Thomas Lawrence, 17th century, fol. lv.
Scope and content
Lists and indexes relating mainly to church history. The subscriptions 'Deo soli gloria', etc., fols. 26v, 50, 61, 73v, may indicate that the compiler was a Catholic.


(1) Index of writers, beg. with Abo, Abbot of Fleury, to Zosimus, with dates up to 1595, fols. 2-19v. With a chronological list of medieval writers from Serapion, 1050, to Antonius, Bishop of Florence, 1457, including English writers such as John Mandeville '1272', Richard Rolle of Hampole '1340', and (fol. 20v) Matthew Paris with the date '1390', fols. 20-1;-

(2) Alphabetical index of popes. fols. 22-6v;-

(3) Chronological list of popes to Clement VIII (d. 1605). fols. 27-9v;-

(4) Pontificates of under one year. fol. 30;-

(5) Alphabetical index of Councils, fols. 33-50;-

(6) Alphabetical index of heretical sects. fols. 52-61;-

(7) Dubious or supposititious patristic works. fols. 62-74;-

(8) Chronological list of emperors and consuls from Augustus, AD 42, to the sixth year of Charlemagne, 806. fols. 76-103.

Later 17th century additions:- Bibliographic reference, fol. 104; list of books, including the Institutes of Calvin, fol. 104v reversed.
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