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Collection of 7 English and Latin MSS., Written in the 17th century

MS. Gough Gen. Top. 10

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  1. Fol. 1. 'The antiquity and office of Earle Marshall ... written by sir Robert Cotton ...': beg. 'The plenty of this discourse', imperf., a copy.
  2. 2 Fol. 5. 'A Discourse of the antiquity and office of the Earle Marshalls ... written by sir Robert Cotton ...': beg. 'Sir, Your small Tyme', dated 25 Nov. 1602, a copy: followed by three short papers on the same subject.
  3. 3 Fol. 10. 'The etymology, antiquity & office of the Earle Marshall...' by W. Camden, a copy: beg. 'Such is the uncertainty': followed by copies of documents and other papers relating to the subject.
  4. 4 Fol. 45. Extracts partly from Weever's Funeral Monuments, and Fol. 58. Baker's Chronicle.
  5. 5 Fol. 65. 'A Collection of the seuerall recordes in the 4 Treasuries att Westminster, in the office of Records, in the Tower, and in the Kinges Remembrancers office.'.
  6. 6 Fol. 81. 'Modus Parliamenti', beg. 'De sumonitione Parliamenti. Sumonitio Parliamenti excedere debet.'.
  7. 7 Fol. 103v. 'De Seneschallo Anglie et eius officio': beg. 'Seneschallus Anglie pertinet.'.


  • Written in the 17th century


93 Leaves


MS. Gough Gen. Top. 10

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. 17604

Custodial History

Owned by 'Tho: Martin' of Palgrave, and no. 4556 in the Catalogue of his books (1773).

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom