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

Identifier: MS.20492

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).


  • Creation: 1694-1696.

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52 Leaves ; Duodecimo and octavo.


20 printed pages + 42 folios.


The printed book cited in the title of this description has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents'.

Repository Details

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