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Norfolk collections by the rev. Francis Blomefield, Chiefly transcribed by him in about 1725-1745

MS. Gough Norfolk 2
Held at the Weston Library

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Norfolk collections by the rev. Francis Blomefield:

  1. Fol. 5. Extracts from two folio MSS. of Peter Le Neve's, marked SS. and YY, containing Placita Coronae, Assize rolls and De quo warranto rolls for Norfolk and Suffolk, from 1287, copied in 1730
  2. Fol. 29. Abstracts of deeds and books at the 'late earl of Yarmouth's seat at Oxnead, relating to Norfolk, copied in 1735
  3. Fol. 43. Norfolk church notes, in the hand of bp. Tanner, with an index of places on fol. 64
  4. Fol. 67. An additional set of Norfolk church notes, 'part of Tho: Tanner, ld. bp. of St. Asaph's collections, much injured by the water which they were sunk in [in] Oxford River', Dec. 1731; the papers are very faint: among them is (fol. 99) a petition from Dorothy Dereham about property at Crimplesham (about 1660?)
  5. Fol. 106. A few Norfolk church notes 1663-80, once owned by 'mr. Borret of Griston'
  6. Fol. 112c. A Norfolk feodary, or list of tenants of Knights' Fees, A.D. 1402, written in the 16th century, wanting the first leaf


  • Creation: Chiefly transcribed by him in about 1725-1745


165 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. Gough Norfolk 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. 18056

Custodial History

Owned by 'Tho: Martin'; marked 'C.'.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/8 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom