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Copies of documents relating to the city of Exeter, Written in the first half of the 17th century

MS. Gough Devon 2

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Copies of documents relating to the city of Exeter:
  1. Fol. 1. 'The Liger or Rentall Booke of ... the citie of Exceter, accordinge to a Survey made in ... (1585).'
  2. Fol. 76. 'The Towne Custome dews to the citie of Exon for the porte of Exon', a list of customary dues on fish, wine, fruits, etc., etc., with notes on the offices connected with their collection
  3. Fol. 97. 'A Kalender of such townes, parishes, burroughes ... & other places which be custom free in fayers & markettes within the counties of Devon and of the citie of Exon ..., collected ... by John Vowell alias Hooker ... 1593.'
  4. Fol. 125. 'Special memorials antient & moderne touching the cittie of Excester', out of 'mr. Hooker's booke': this is in a different hand from the rest


  • Written in the first half of the 17th century


135 Leaves


MS. Gough Devon 2

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. 17860

Custodial History

'Ex dono Richardi Ducke' (about A.D. 1700 ?).

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

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