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Collections made and partly written by dr. Charles Mason for Cambridgeshire, Written partly in about 1730-1760 by C. Mason

MS. Gough Camb. 22
Held at the Weston Library

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Collections made and partly written by dr. Charles Mason for Cambridgeshire. A 'quaternus monachorum Sancti Edmundi' written in the last quarter of the 14th century, and containing:

  1. Fol. 1. 'Carta libertatis ecclesie Elyensis' 1 Feb. 1377/8
  2. Fol. 7v. 'Confirmacio libertatum ciuitatis Norwicensis', 26 Feb. 1377/8
  3. Fol. 10, 'Extracta ex libro vocato Paruo Domesday ... per R. de Huntyng' iiijo Idus Februarias anno regni regis Ricardi secundi viiijo [10 Feb. 1384/5], quod ciuitas Norwicensis est collecta de diuersis parcellis et quod abbas de Sancto Edmundo habent [sic] tenentes et tenementa in eadem ciuitate ... '
  4. Fol. 10v. 'Confirmacio regis Ricardi ijdi libertatis ecclesie Christi Cantuariensis ...' 11 Dec. 1377
  5. Fol. 12v. 'Confirmacio libertatum monasterij Sancti Edmundi, cum clausula Licet vsi non fuerint', 22 July 1330
  6. Fol. 15v. 'Carta regis Edmundi patris Edgari regis de villa Beodricesworth quam dedit Sancto Edmundo martin equiuoco suo', an inspeximus charter of 20 Feb. 1385
  7. Fol. 16. 'Copia carte libertatum ville Jernemuthensis', 14 Nov. 1378
  8. Fol. 20. 'Copia [carte] libertatis ville Colcestrie', 19 Nov. 1252
  9. Fol. 22 (of the 2nd half of the 13th century) contains some Latin excerpts relating to Ely, and on the verso some monostich Latin hexameters invoking the Virgin Mary, etc.


  • Creation: Written partly in about 1730-1760 by C. Mason


26 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Gough Camb. 22

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. 17772

Custodial History

This volume bears the signature of 'Tho: Martin.'

Related Materials

These are fully described in the printed Gough Catalogue: see also MS. Gough Camb. 72.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom