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'Adversaria or collections for an history of the city of Lincoln. Indigesta moles. March 25th 1737', Written in and soon after 1737 by T. Simpson

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MS. Gough Linc. 1

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'Adversaria or collections for an history of the city of Lincoln. Indigesta moles. March 25th 1737', an uncritical but exhaustive collection of facts and documents relating to the city, cathedral, religious houses, bishops, etc., compiled by a clerk of the fabric elected to be such on 18 Oct. 1738 (p. 513), and stated to be 'Thomas Sympson.' Gough has added notes.

At p. 515a is a late 15th century copy of a Latin letter from the monastery of Halesowen to that of Welbeck about a vacancy in the bishopric of Worcester (?).

Dates

  • Written in and soon after 1737 by T. Simpson

Extent

600 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Linc. 1

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. 17999

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 3/4 × 10 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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