The Diplomatic Correspondence of Thomas Bodley, 1585-1597

Description: 

The Diplomatic Correspondence of Thomas Bodley, 1585-1597 is an open-source, freely available database that catalogues the correspondence of Thomas Bodley. Thomas Bodley is "well known for his bibliographical activities and his benefaction of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, but his prior career as a diplomat has been largely overlooked, despite being celebrated by his contemporaries". The Diplomatic Correspondence of Thomas Bodley, 1585-1597 archives Bodley's "large and comprehensive corpus of letters survives from the twelve years he was on diplomatic business". "These letters, previously unedited and unpublished", appear on the database in a browsable and searchable format. Each document is detailed with the date of composition, addressee, and letter content.

Director(s): 
Dr Robyn Adams
Access: 
open
period: 
1585-1597
geographical region: 
England and Europe
Affiliation(s): 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters with the Bodleian Library
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