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RH13Miscellaneous Manuscripts. - Historical, Literary and Legal16th-19th century
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference RH13/78
Title Religious book written by Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth I of England) for her stepmother, Katherine Parr
Dates 1545
Access status Open
Access conditions This record has been digitally imaged and will not be produced for readers. The images may be seen in the NRS Search Rooms on the Virtual Volumes system.
Location Off site
Description With embroidered cover.
Level File
Copies NRS Negative No990 Cover from Queen Elizabeth Prayer Book 1545. This image has been digitally imaged.
Publication note See J Mueller and J Scodel (edd.), 'Elizabeth I: Translations 1544-1589' (Chicago, 2009), pp. 212-287 for text and translation of folios 1r-89v of this manuscript: Elizabeth's translation of chapter 1 of John Calvin's 'Institution de la Religion Chrestienne' (Geneva, 1541). The editors state: 'The entire text is in Elizabeth's inscriptional italic hand'. (Mueller and Scodel's book is in NRS Library, ref. TH 572.692.01.)

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