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Beinecke MS 40 England, s. XVII
Attainder of Lord Cromwell
ff. 2r-10r Anno xxxii H: 8 In^^o. The Attainder of the Lord
Cromwell. Soit faict come il est desire...In their most humblewise
shewing to your most Royal Majestie the Lords...this said Article of
Attainder or any other Article Provision or thing heretofore had or
made to the contrary Notwithstanding. ff. 1r-v and 10v-12v blank
For this Act of Attainder (of which Beinecke MS 40 is a later
copy) See Rotuli Parliamentorum...(London, n.d.) 32. h. 8; calendared
in detail but not verbatim in Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic
of the Reign of Henry VIII, 1509-47, XV, 498 (60).
Paper (watermarks similar to Heawood 348), ff. 12, 330 x 212 (277
x 151) mm. Written in ca. 25 lines; frame-ruled in ink; prickings at
corners of written space, plus one along each vertical bounding line in
The manuscript is composed of a single gathering, unbound.
Written in a neat cursive script by one scribe.
Written in England in the 17th century; provenance unknown; no
Beinecke library files concerning it.
Bibliography: De Ricci, v. 1, p. 170, no. 40.
Barbara A. Shailor