On this page you can learn more about the various theological manuscripts in the western post-1500 collection. You may also be interested in the Theology section of our western medieval manuscripts collection.
MS 157 contains collected theological works in Latin by John Collis of Oxford (BA 1521, MA 1524, BD 1540). It survives in a contemporary presentation binding.
MS 166 comprises two printed versions of the 39 Articles of 1562, both with annotations in the hand of William Laud (1573-1645), Archbishop of Canterbury.
MS 220 is a commonplace book created by liturgical writer and Fellow of St John’s College, Charles Wheatly (1686-1742). It was started in 1711, and discusses passages from the Church Fathers.
MS 221 is an incomplete Gospel harmony, Monotessaron. It was written by liturgical writer and Fellow of St John’s, Charles Wheatly (1686-1742).
MS 223 is an index of theological and liturgical references made by the liturgical writer and Fellow of St John’s College, Charles Wheatly (1686-1742).
MS 234 is a contemporary copy of copy of A Piteous Lamentation by Nicholas Ridley (c. 1502-1555), Bishop of London and protestant martyr. Ridley’s Piteous Lamentation was published in 1566.
MS 323 is a fair copy of an anonymous 17th century English treatise, A learned discourse shewing that Paynim ceremonies were retained in England after Christianitie was received.