MC:P261/MS2 Further Papers on the Dispute with James II, acquired 1942
The notebook was purchased from Mr. Broadbridge in 1942.
The bookplate of Edwin Knox Evans is pasted onto the inside front cover of the notebook.
Fols. 1-2: Verbatim account of an interview between James II, and Dr. Pudsey at Christ Church. (Dated: Sunday, 4 Sept. 1687)
Fols. 3-15: ‘An Account of St. Mary Magdalen College Visitation 21 Oct. 1687’ when the ‘pretended’ president, fellows and other members of Magd. Coll. were ordered to appear before the Lord Commissioners the Bishop of Chester, Lord Chief Justice Wright and Baron Jenner. The account is written verbatim.
Fols. 16-28: Account of the same interview. (Dated: Saturday, 22 Oct. 1687)
Fol. 29: Account of the same interview. (Dated: the morning of Tuesday, 25 Oct. 1687)
Fols. 30-33: Dr. Stafford’s Paper [The conclusion of Dr Stafford’s Paper and its endorsement by Dr. Thomas Stafford and Henry Fairfax are on the top of Fol. 34]
Fols. 34-38: Account of the same interview. Not dated.
Fols. 39-41: Above account concluded. Account of proceedings for 28 Oct. 1687. Henry Fairfax’s protestation is introduced.
Fols. 42-44: Henry Fairfax’s protestation concluded and endorsed. Account of interview for 28 Oct continues. Account of proceedings for 29 Oct. 1687.
Fols. 45-50: Account of proceedings for ‘Fryday 28 Oct. 1687.’
Fols. 51-67: Account of proceedings for ‘Wednesday, 10 November’.
Return here to the introduction to this catalogue.