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Office copies, Written about 1630-1650 by clerks at the Tower of London

MS. Dodsworth 115*
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Office copies, arranged chronologically, of chancery enrolments, inquisitions, hundred rolls, and a few other documents, most of which are specified in Hunter's Three Catalogues, artt. 1-40. The documents not calendared in Record Office publications include:

  1. A writ respecting the chapel of Haliwell, co. Warwick, 14 Ed. ii (fol. 53)
  2. An inquisition relating to a tenement late of Henry Tyeys, in Southampton, 18 Ed. ii (fol. 56)
  3. Claims of liberties by the abbey of St. Augustine, Canterbury, and by Otho de Grandison, in the eyre of Kent, 7 Ed. iii (fol. 110)
  4. A copy of part of the parliament roll of 9 Ed. iii (fol. 139)

The documents end with the words 'convenit cum recordo' followed by an official signature, as that of 'Willelmus Colet, deputatus Johannis Borough militis'. Other signatures are those of Simon Lesquyer (fol. 15), Thomas Fauconberge (fol. 89), William Ryley (fol. 171), and Philip Ryley (fol. 72). A number of the copies are in the hand of William Collett.


  • Creation: Written about 1630-1650 by clerks at the Tower of London


61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Dodsworth 115*

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. 5056

Physical Facet

On paper


14 × 10 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom