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Fragments by, or owned by, Gough, Written in the 13th-18th century

MS. Gough Gen. Top. 37

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Fragments by, or owned by, Gough, the chief of which are:
  1. Fol. 1. Three parchment fragments from Gough Gen. Top. 31, containing astronomical data for Jan.-April 1294 (?), with a piece of a Calendar, perhaps of the same date, for February
  2. Fol. 4. Two large fragments of a Latin charter, on parchment, relating to King's College Cambridge, written in the first half of the 15th century The parts here preserved contain chiefly Inspeximuses, and came from MS. Gough Camb. 4 (MS. Gough Camb. 4, above)
  3. Descriptions by Gough of Hardwick hall in Derbyshire, 1760 (fol. 6), and the cedar of Enfield, 1788 (fol. 11): and notes on John Bigg the hermit of Dinton, from Hearne, 12 Feb. 1712/3 (fol. 55), and on Addington church in Surrey (fol. 57)
  4. Fol. 31. Chronological tables for England, 8th-9th centuries, pedigrees, etc. (18th century)


  • Written in the 13th-18th century


93 Leaves


MS. Gough Gen. Top. 37

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. 18320

Custodial History

This MS. and MSS. Gough Gen. Top. 22-23 were bound and referenced in the series of MSS. Gough Gen. Top. after the catalogue of the series was made.

Physical Facet

On paper


18 1/8 × 12 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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