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A copy of Sampson Erdeswicke's View of Staffordshire in the earlier epistolary form, Written in about A.D. 1700

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MS. Gough Staffs. 4

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A copy of Sampson Erdeswicke's View of Staffordshire in the earlier epistolary form, which beg. 'Sr, Haveing disposed', and ends in the account of Wolverhampton with 'Councellour to King Edward the 4th.': then follows:
  1. Domesday for the county, indexes, a letter from sir Simon Degge to George Digby of Sandon, 20 Feb. 16 6/7 9/0 (p. 86)
  2. arms of the gentry of Staffordshire (p. 89) etc.
  3. Some papers follow in different hands, containing mentions of other MSS. of the work, partly by George Toilet, 3 June 1775 (p. 101), lists of errors in this MS., and 3 leaves of a revised edition

Dates

  • Written in about A.D. 1700

Extent

122 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Staffs. 4

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. 18224

Custodial History

With the armorial bookplate of Will. Lloyd, bp. of Worcester, 1717.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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