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Part of a Cartulary of the Austin priory of Derley near Derby, Written in the second half of the 14th century

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MS. Gough Derby 1

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Part of a Cartulary of the Austin priory of Derley near Derby, comprising charters of gift of lands in Oakerthorp (Ulkerthorp), Wessington (Wistanton), Crich (Cruch), etc. There are about a hundred deeds, and the fragment consists of one section of twelve leaves, and three-quarters of a section of similar extent marked 'xvij.'

At. p. 24 is a memorandum of the convent refusing burial to the body of John de Heriz until his executors had paid certain dues, in A.D. 1330. One deed of 1424 is added on p. 39.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 14th century

Extent

46 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Derby 1

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. 17857

Custodial History

Owned by dr. 'R. Farmer', and in his sale (1798) no. 8087 (sold for 10s.).

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

10 1/2 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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