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A 'description of [King's] Lynn' and Discourses on the history of King's Lynn, Written in about 1660 and after 1710

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MS. Gough Norfolk 29

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  1. Written soon after 1710. (fol. 5). A 'description of [King's] Lynn', a copy only: beg. 'Towards to mouth of the River.'
  2. Written in about 1660. (fol. 32). Discourses on the history of King's Lynn, consisting chiefly of speeches delivered at the election of mayors, 1650-57, by Gibbon Goddard, recorder of the town: imperfect at beginning and end. Thomas Martin, who owned the whole volume, supplies a title 'Commentarii Lennenses ...', and partial index, in 1762

Dates

  • Written in about 1660 and after 1710

Extent

218 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Norfolk 29

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. 18084

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 1/4 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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