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'An Essay towards an Account of Fingherst [Fingest] in the County of Bucks., both with respect to its Antient and Present State...', Written in about 1746 by T. Delafield

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MS. Gough Bucks 2

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'An Essay towards an Account of Fingherst [Fingest] in the County of Bucks., both with respect to its Antient and Present State, whether Civil or Ecclesiastical. By Thomas Delafield, Curate there.' The greater part of the book is occupied with a description of the manorial lords of Fingest, whether Kings of England (to Henry i), or Abbots of St. Alban's (about A.D. 1100-1160), or the Bishops of Lincoln (to the Reformation).

Dates

  • Written in about 1746 by T. Delafield

Extent

726 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Bucks 2

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. 17744

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 3/8 × 5 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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