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Boldon book, 16th century

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MS. Laud Misc. 542

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  1. Boldon Book (survey of the bishopric of Durham, 1183)
  2. Documents relating to the bishopric of Durham, temp. Henry II - temp. Edward III

Dates

  • 16th century

Extent

16 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 542

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘I 52’, see 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, p. 14

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. 1392

Henry O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars secunda codices Latinos et Miscellaneous Laudianos complectens (Oxford, 1885, reprinted in 1973, with numerous corrections and additions, and an historical introduction by R.W. Hunt), Misc. no. 542

Custodial History

Manuscript 1965 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Bound in 19th century cloth folder, traces of Tudor velvet binding remain

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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