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Excerpts from chartularies, pedigrees, and abstracts of deeds and Collections from the close rolls, Written about 1650-1652 by Roger Dodsworth, written in and before 1642 by Roger Dodsworth and others

MS. Dodsworth 108, 109
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MS. Dodsworth 108, 1650-1652, 132 leaves: Excerpts from chartularies, pedigrees, and abstracts of deeds. The chartularies worthy of mention are those of:

  1. Fol. 1. Peterborough abbey, two volumes, in the Cottonian library
  2. Fol. 13. Bradenstoke, co. Wilts., now Cott. MS. Vitell. A. xi in the British Museum
  3. Fol. 39. Pipewell, now Cott. MS. Otho B. xiv
  4. Fol. 45. Blythe: (fol. 46) Walden, co. Essex, now Harl. MS. 3697
  5. Fol. 52. Daventry priory, co. Northants., by Dugdale, now Cott. MS. Claud. D. xii
  6. Fol. 56v. transcripts from chartularies in Cott. MS. Vitell. F. viii, now lost
  7. Fol. 91. Pierrepoint family chartulary, penes the marquis of Dorchester, Mar. 20 and 26, 1651
  8. Fol. 104. Ramsey abbey, now Exch. K.R. Misc. Bk. no. 24
  9. Fol. 126. Wymondham, co. Norf., penes sir William le Neve, Mar. 28, 1650

The more important pedigrees are those of:

  1. Gurney (fol. 2)
  2. Earls of Kildare (fol. 3)
  3. Brandon, duke of Suffolk (fol. 5)
  4. Short baronial descents from 'Vincent's Miscellanea B. 31' (fol. 31)
  5. Lord Windsor (fol. 65)

Pedigrees from plea rolls in Cott. MS. Jul. B. x, which is now no. 4162 fols. 1-125 (fol. 88):

  1. Arthington of Arthington, to 1643 (fol. 107v)
  2. Mohun, to 1620 (fol. 117v)
  3. Eglesfield, from documents at Queen's college, Oxford, Nov. 3, 1650 (fol. 120)
  4. Holcroft, to 1651 (fol. 122)

There are also copies of:

  1. Fol. 21. deeds at King's college, Cambridge, relating to St. James's, Exeter, and Barnwell, with sketches of seals
  2. Fol. 58. 15th-cent. deeds of Henry Hildyard, esq., of Riston, co. Yorks., 1652
  3. Fol. 59. muniments of Brian I'Anson of Ashby Legers, co. Northants., Feb. 6, 1650, concerning the manor of Ashby Legers
  4. Fol. 67. sir Henry Anderson's evidences, June 10, 1650, relating to East or Long Cowton, co. Yorks.
  5. Fol. 68. four deeds, temp. Ric. i, concerning Theobald Walter
  6. Fol. 73. documents in St. Mary's Tower, York, relating to St. Oswald's, Nostell (fol. 74v), notes from an assize roll, York, 2 Ed. i (fol. 77)
  7. Deeds of St. Peter's and St. Leonard's, York (fol. 80)
  8. 'Ex bundello de Dykering', concerning the priory of Haltemprice (fol. 84)
  9. Fol. no. 14th-cent. deeds of sir George Middleton, bart., of Leighton, co. Lancs., Aug. 26, 1650, concerning lands in Lonsdale hundred
  10. Fol. 128. notes of 14th-cent. fine rolls, by Christopher Towneley

There is no index.

MS. Dodsworth 109, 1642, 103 leaves: Collections from the close rolls, 27-35 Hen. iii, omitting in continuation of 34 Hen. iii no. 5044. There is an index nominum at the beginning, by Dodsworth, who also wrote fols. 18, 23-4v, 51v-7v, 64, 73, 75v, and 77-end.


  • Creation: Written about 1650-1652 by Roger Dodsworth, written in and before 1642 by Roger Dodsworth and others


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Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Dodsworth 108, 109

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. 5049-5050

Custodial History

MS. Dodsworth 108: ('X' in square)

MS. Dodsworth 109: ('Y' in circle)

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 8 in.

Repository Details

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