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Extracts by Dodsworth from the MS. collections of sir Simonds D'Ewes and Transcripts of Yorkshire inquisitions, Written in 1642-1643 by R. Dodsworth, written about 1630

MSS. Dodsworth 42, 43
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MS. Dodsworth 42, 1642-1643, 164 leaves: Extracts by Dodsworth from the MS. collections of sir Simonds D'Ewes, now among the Harleian MSS. in the British Museum, viz.:

  1. Fol. 1. Harl. MS. 294, artt. 1 (fol. 1: pedigrees from inquisitions post mortem), 2-4, 7, 10 (fol. 73: notes from plea-rolls of Edw. i), 11, 39-41, 44-8 (fol. 66v: Bury St. Edmunds registers), 57, 58. fols. 17-24 are misplaced after fol. 32
  2. Fol. 81. 'Liber placitorum domini Simondes Dewes', containing extracts from the Curia Regis rolls and some assize rolls of Henry iii

Each volume is preceded by an index of personal names, by Dodsworth and by Thomas lord Brudenell, respectively.

MS. Dodsworth 43, 1630, 173 leaves: Transcripts of Yorkshire inquisitions:

  1. Fol. 1. select inquisitions post mortem listed in Hunter's Three Catalogues, including (fols. 36-74) several of members of the Neville family: fols. 32-60 are transcribed from Cotton MS. Julius B xii
  2. Fol. 84. inquisitions post mortem and ad quod damnum, 1-12 Rich. ii and (fol. 138v) Hen. iv (inqs. p.m. fol. 138v, inqs. ad q.d. fol. 164), chronologically arranged


  • Creation: Written in 1642-1643 by R. Dodsworth, written about 1630


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Language of Materials

  • Latin


MSS. Dodsworth 42, 43

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, nos. 4184-4185

Custodial History

MS. Dodsworth 42: ('E' in triangles)

MS. Dodsworth 43: The MS. was formerly fols. 50-3, 58-65, 76-89, 107-8, 114-57, 169-71, 177-267 of a larger volume, and contains at fol. ii an index nominum made before its mutilation. It is partly (fols. 1-12, 134v-47, etc.) in Dodsworth's hand.


Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/8 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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