Document ReferencePw V 3
TitleCommonplace book of Denzel Holles, 1st Baron Holles; n.d. [c.1614]
Date1614 (c)
Extent184 ff
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionCommonplace book of Denzel Holles, so identified with approximate date of 1614 by P. Crawford, 'Denzil Holles 1598-1600: A Study of His Political Career' (Royal Historical Society Studies in History 16; London, 1979) p.13.

Motto on fly leaf: 'non eadem est aetas non mens'

Title of 'Holles Miscellanea' is written in pencil on the front fly leaf in the hand of Goulding

First three folios written; in reverse nine folios written.

Individual prose and poems in this volume are described under references Pw V 3/1 - Pw V 3/25
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionQuarto book
New foliation to consider written material from reverse of volume and central section in blank
ConditionThe paper is generally good with the exception of the first two folios which have holes that need filling in
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Hand and Star, approx. 55 x 20 mm, similar watermark forms are found throughout the manuscript; wire forms are worn and distorted; horizontal chainlines, approx. 25 mm apart

Early vellum binding which appears to be contemporary with contents; upper and lower covers are of limp, undecorated vellum; limp vellum spine has two gold-stamped modern labels on brown leather which read 'b' and 'K 1842'.
WatermarkHand and Star
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA24193Holles; Denzell (1599-1680); 1st Baron Holles; cr. Baron Holles of Irfield 1661; son of 1st Earl of Clare1599-1680
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