On this page you can learn more about the various manuscripts in the western post-1500 collection relating to politics. You may also be interested in the Politics section of our western medieval manuscripts collection.

Oxford, St John’s College, MS 297, fol. 1r

MS 297

MS 297 comprises two seventeenth-century documents reporting parliamentary proceedings, later bound together. These relate to Sir Benjamin Rudyerd (1572-1658, politician and poet) and Sir John Fenwick (ca. 1644-1697, officer and Jacobite).

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MS 409

MS 409 is a copy of the Articles presented at the Scottish Parliament against Archbishop Laud (1573-1645, Archbishop of Canterbury) on December 15th, 1640.

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