Notes from chancery records intermingled with brief extracts from chartularies and private collections and Genealogical notes from the collections of St. Loo Kniveton, Written in 1622 by Roger Dodsworth, written probably about 1630 by Roger Dodsworth
MS. Dodsworth 121, 1622, 176 leaves: Notes from chancery records intermingled with brief extracts from chartularies and private collections. The miscellaneous transcripts include:
- Fols. 48, 86. charters of Nun Appleton from deeds in the possession of sir Thomas Fairfax, 1622, and sir Ferdinand Fairfax
- Fols. 62, 170. topographical notes relating to York and Yorkshire
- Fol. 62v. deeds concerning Yedingham priory, and from a chartulary of St. Leonard's, in St. Mary's Tower, York
- Fol. 100. a note of the foundation of Walton priory
- Fol. 117. excerpts from St. Loo Kniveton's book 'AJ' concerning Faxfleet
- Fol. 161. 'Notes taken out mr. Leppington's Collections out of the Tower Records'
Interspersed throughout the volume are extracts:
- From a chartulary of Christ Church, Canterbury (fol. 49)
- From a Kirkstall chronicle, now Cott. MS. Domit. xii (fol. 102)
- From the chartulary of St. Leonard's, York, now Cott. MS. Nero D. iii (fols. 112, 142)
- From the Rievaulx chartulary, now Cott. MS. Jul. D. i
- Of notes and a genealogy of Ros of Hamlake by Dodsworth (fol. 118), and a genealogy of Mowbray from a Selby fragment bound up with Cott. MS. Cleop. D. iii (fol. 133)
There is an index nominum by Dodsworth, who wrote the greater part of the volume.
MS. Dodsworth 122, 1630, 172 leaves: Genealogical notes from the collections of St. Loo Kniveton, at that time in the possession of Richard Gascoigne, preceded by notes from Gascoigne's own collections (see fols. 15v, 44), as follows:
- Fol. 1. extracts from Gascoigne's 'liber D', including pedigrees of Clifford (fol. 11v), Vescy (fol. 14v), Marmion (fol. 15v), Alfreton (fol. 16v), Engayne (fol. 17v), Chaynes (fol. 18v), Leyburne (fol. 21v), Berkeley (fol. 23v), Mohun (fol. 28)
- Fol. 33. from Kniveton's calendar of public records known as 'liber AA', being chiefly short pedigrees derived from single entries in public records, but with longer genealogies of Frothingham (fol. 44) and Rocliffe-Constable (fol. 50)
- A few notes from a chronicle of St. Werburgh's, Chester, probably (see Mon. Ang.. 848) Cott. MS. Otho B. iii (fol. 98v)
- Transcripts of deeds of the Scrope estates, from a book in the possession of sir Robert Cotton, 1614, and lord William Howard, 1615 (fol. 134)
There is an index nominum extending to the letter 'R' by Dodsworth.
- Creation: Written in 1622 by Roger Dodsworth, written probably about 1630 by Roger Dodsworth
Language of Materials
MSS. Dodsworth 121, 122
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. 5062-5063
MS. Dodsworth 121: ('D')
MS. Dodsworth 122: ('DD')
- MS. Dodsworth 121: See also Hunter's Three Catalogues , artt. 1, 8, 11, 14, 19, 26, 27.
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