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A careful transcript of a MS. at Trinity college, Cambridge, Written in about 1730 by B. Bell

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MS. Gough Somerset 6

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A careful transcript of a MS. at Trinity college, Cambridge, containing Francis Godwin's Catalogus Episcoporum Bathoniensium et Wellensium, 1595. This copy seems to have been made by Beaupré Bell, and from this Hearne published the Catalogus in his edition of Otterbourne and Whethamstede (Oxf. 1732), vol. ii, p. 635.

Dates

  • Written in about 1730 by B. Bell

Extent

58 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Somerset 6

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. 18216

Custodial History

Owned by B. Bell, 1730-33 (armorial bookplate), by F. Blomefield from 1733 (armorial bookplate, 1736), and 'Tho: Martin' of Palgrave. A plate with Bell's motto 'Viam affectat Olympo', dated 1728, is in the volume.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 7/8 × 7 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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