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Papers connected with the Order of the Garter, Written in 1600-1608 by W. Smith

MS. Gough Berks 12
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers connected with the Order of the Garter, all in Smith's hand:

  1. 'Orders for the feast of St. George. Written first by Rob. Cooke ... 1585. Transcriptum per W[illiam] Smith alias Rougedragon, Anno Dominj 1600'
  2. Followed (at fol. 6) by the disposition of the stalls and tables at the feasts
  3. With other notes of occurrences, 1583-1608
  4. At fol. 23v. by notes of the ceremonies at some elections, 1572-1605


  • Creation: Written in 1600-1608 by W. Smith


42 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Berks 12

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. 17726

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom