Commonplace book of references and extracts chiefly relating to odd customs and ceremonies, classical and English, written in about the middle of the 18th cent. by J. Taylor
By dr. 'J[ohn] Taylor' of St. John's College, Cambridge (d. 1766). The lettering on the binding ascribes the book to bp. Kennett, but dr. Gaisford testifies in a pencil note that the handwriting is Taylor's.
- Creation: written in about the middle of the 18th cent. by J. Taylor
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 317
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 21891
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
12 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.