Date range: 16th-19th centuries.
29 items, comprising historical, genealogical and philological works.
- an important 16th-century collection of texts of well-known Spanish chronicles (Spanish MS 1)
- a collection of the historical writings of Esteban de Garibay y Zamalloa, royal historiographer to Philip II (Spanish MSS 9-25)
- a richly-decorated early 17th-century record of a lawsuit to prove gentlemanly rank (Spanish MS 27)
M. Tyson, The Spanish Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library (Manchester, 1932).