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Genealogical papers connected with the D'Orville and allied families, written in the 17th and 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 598

  • Request

Consisting of:

  1. sheets of pedigrees
  2. genealogical notes
  3. heraldic arms
  4. (fols. 20-27) various formal passports and passes for J. P. D'Orville (and Christian Jacob Strackhoven), 1757-63.

At fol. 63 is a fine parchment pedigree with the arms in colours, which with the accompanying notes is of the date 1663-4.

A plan of the temple at Segesta is accidentally on fols. 28-9.


  • Creation: written in the 17th and 18th cent.


138 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Dutch; Flemish


MS. D'Orville 598

Former reference:

Auct. X. 5. 23

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. IV, no 17476

Physical Facet

On paper


15 1/8 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom