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Collections by, and chiefly written by, the rev. Francis Blomefield, vol. 2, Written in the first half of the 18th century chiefly by F. Blomefield

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MS. Gough Camb. 3

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Collections by, and chiefly written by, the rev. Francis Blomefield (d. 1751) for the city and county of Cambridge. They are voluminous and not orderly. '... Every village in the county alphabetically digested.':

At p. 227a is an original petition from 'Jone Keteryche abbesse of Denneye' 'To the right worschipfull gentilman Paiston executur to sir John Fostolff', complaining of the state of the abbey, dated 31 Jan. (about A.D. 1450 ?). The index to this volume is at p. 1 of MS. Gough Camb. 2.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 18th century chiefly by F. Blomefield

Extent

964 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Camb. 3

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. 17753

Custodial History

With Blomefield's armorial bookplate, 1736: owned by 'Tho. Martin', of Palgrave.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

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