“A vindication of our blessed Saviour's genealogy” (Edinburgh, 1696); with various notes, 1694, undated, of Thomas Ruddiman. Edit


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  • 1694-1696. (Creation)


  • 52 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript is labelled ‘RB, XI’.

    The contents are as follows: (i) A printed book, “A vindication of Our Blessed Saviour's genealogy” (Edinburgh, 1696). (ii) Various notes by Thomas Ruddiman some dated 1694. The subjects include shorthand (folio 1), world religions (folio 4), languages (folio 15 verso), additions to Despauter's grammar (folio 20), a Sibylline prophecy of Christ in Greek, Latin and English (folio 28), European universities (folio 38 verso), and a description of Holland (folio 41 verso).

  • Arrangement

    20 printed pages + 42 folios.

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