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A transcript of part of Leland's Itinerary with extracts from Leland's Collectanea, with indexes, Written in 1628 by W. Burton

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MS. Gough Gen. Top. 2

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  1. P. 1. A transcript of part of Leland's Itinerary (with the preface), made by William Burton the historian of Leicestershire in 1628: it ends at the same point as MS. Gough Gen. Top. 1. At p. 157. begins another part printed in Hearne's 3rd edition at vol. vii, pp. 124-30: at pp. 162, 241 are fragments from the same work
  2. P. 169. Extracts from Leland's Collectanea, with indexes.

Dates

  • Written in 1628 by W. Burton

Extent

276 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Gen. Top. 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. 17596

Custodial History

'...Given to Wm. Stukeley by Thomas Allen Esqr Lord of Finchley. june 1758', Stukeley's note.

Physical Facet

On paper, some leaves imperfect

Dimensions

12 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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