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A collection of engravings of charters, seals, etc., 18th century

Gough Maps 41n

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A collection of engravings of charters, seals, etc., among which the following manuscript pieces occur, with others:

  1. P. 5. a copy, made in 1735, of an Old English charter of Edward the Confessor, confirming a gift of land from Leofric and Godiva to the abbey of Coventry, with parts of seals: the original was then in the possession of James West
  2. P. 11. a copy, made in 1740, of a Latin ordination of Tewkesbury abbey dated A.D. 1105: the original was then owned by William Brome
  3. P. 21. a copy of a Latin charter of privileges from Richard i to William i king of Scotland, A.D. 1193-4 (5 Rich. i)
  4. Pp. 45, 46. specimens of ornamental writing by Ambrose Serle, 1764, and Jane Weekley, 1775
  5. P. 62. 'Compendium seu generalis grammaticæ Hebraicæ introductio' with the conjugations, on a parchment sheet (17th century)
  6. P. 68. a table to teach to read, write and speak Arabic (18th century)
  7. P. 71. letters from James Basire, 13 May 1786, J. Milner, 25 June --, and John Carter, 13 June 1792
  8. P. 72. a description by R. Gough of the Luttrell Psalter


  • Creation: 18th century


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


Gough Maps 41n

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17550

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom