Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Western Manuscripts
filename:
oulis2005-bib-0020-0 .tif
Folio or page:
fol. 17r
Caption:
The Schools
Conditions of Access for Image:
� Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
sort order:
430
Shelfmark:
MS. Bodl. 13, part I
Description:
An illustrated guide to Oxford University prepared for Queen Elizabeth I, with ink drawings by John Bereblock, Fellow of Exeter College, of the colleges and University buildings,mostly the earliest known. The text is a Latin verse dialogue by Thomas Neal, Regius Professor of Hebrew, in which the Queen and her favourite, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester (her host as Chancellor of the University) are imagined as discussing the University and its benefactors prior to her first official visit in 1566. This is very likely the copy presented to the Queen by Neal on 5 Sept. 1566.
Type of Object:
Manuscript
Place of origin:
Oxford
Material:
paper
Number of leaves:
fols. i-iv, 1-21
Dimensions:
177-9 mm. x 125-30 mm.
Decoration:
ink drawings
Bibliography:
Louisa Dunning, ed., Queen Elizabeth's Book of Oxford, Oxford 2005
Longitude of Place of Origin:
51��45'�7" N
Latitude of Place of Origin:
1��15'�28"�W
First line (incipit):
Cancell. Siccine (chara tuis, regnique columna Britanni | \O/ Elisabetha) domo pergis abire tua?
Layout:
Mostly in Latin elegiac couplets.
Title:
Queen Elizabeth I's Oxford in 1566
Date of Origin:
1566
Country or culture of origin:
England
Owner:
Elizabeth I
Owner:
More, John
Script:
Italic
Script:
Hebrew
Author:
Neal, Thomas
Author:
Bereblock, John
Class:
Tudor
Class:
Early modern
Class:
English origin
Class:
Oxford University
Class:
Drawings
Class:
Architectural drawings
Language:
Latin
Language:
Hebrew
Catalogue Reference:
Summary Catalogue no. 3056 part A

The Schools