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Miscellaneous transcripts relating to the University of Cambridge, Written in the 17th and the beginning of the 18th century in several hands

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MS. Gough Camb. 39

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Miscellaneous transcripts relating to the University of Cambridge, of which the chief are:
  1. Fol. 3. Extracts from the Junior Proctor's book, with an account of the contents of the whole volume: cf. fol. 84.
  2. Fol. 18. 'Articles for the office of keeping the University Librarie, made anno 1582.'.
  3. Fol. 20. 'Divers parcells, things and furniture belonging to the Universities.'.
  4. Fol. 25. 'The composition betweene the Vniuersitie and the Kings Colledge', 14 & 18 Feb. 1456/7, in Latin.
  5. Fol. 44v. Extracts from the Statutes of the University, with interpretations of some of them, etc.
  6. Fol. 79. 'De gymnasii Cantabrigiensis antiquitate', with references to Oxford: beg. 'Assertio prima ... Sigebert vir per omnia.' This is by dr. Samuel Ward, see MS. Gough Camb. 74.

Dates

  • Written in the 17th and the beginning of the 18th century in several hands

Extent

90 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Camb. 39

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. 17797

Custodial History

Owned by 'R. Farmer': probably no. 8030 in his sale.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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