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Collection of two Latin items by Dodsworth and Notes from year books and plea rolls, Written for the most part in 1619-1625, but also in 1615 and 1632, by Roger Dodsworth, written 1630-1633 by Roger Dodsworth and others

MSS. Dodsworth 145, 146
Held at the Weston Library

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MS. Dodsworth 145, 1619-1625, 150 leaves: 1. Extracts from documents in the possession of:

  1. Fol. 33. sir Robert Wingfield, concerning the family of Cave of South Cave
  2. Fol. 39. Marmaduke Constable of Everingham, concerning the Paynell family, with notes from the Cockersand chartulary and Mowbray deeds
  3. Fol. 55. Thomas Walmesley, esq., being notes from the Selby chartulary
  4. Fol. 67v. Charles Fairfax, esq., being from a manuscript of Hoveden's chronicle belonging to mr. Samuel Roper of Derbyshire, 1625
  5. Fol. 71. mr. Washington of Adwick, concerning the Hampole family, from the 12th cent.
  6. Fol. 72v. Jacob Challoner, 'a painter at the signe of the Cherub in Maydlayne in London, 1615, his book of Yorkshire pedigrees'
  7. Fol. 92. Richard Gascoigne, being his notes from the Whitby chartulary
  8. Fol. 103. [sir Richard] St. George, relating to the foundation of Barnwell priory, co. Cambs.
  9. Fol. 111. 'my uncle Symon Bigod of Skaklethorp [Scaclethorp] by Malton his evidences, 1609'
  10. Fol. 117. 'my co: Bosevile', being notes from 52 deeds borrowed from him by Dodsworth, concerning lands in Holderness, for which see also MS. Dodsworth 125, and (fol. 117v) Ashton of Croston, his evidences, for which see MS. Dodworth 142, fol. 131
  11. Fol. 125. sir Robert Cotton, from his MS. marked '394', now Cott. MS. Jul. B. xii in the British Museum
  12. Fol. 139. mr. Leppington, being Knaresborough topographical notes

2. From public records there are extracts from:

  1. Fol. 1. a transcript of the Red Book of the Exchequer, made in 1580 by sir Richard St. George, and (fol. 35) of the Testa de Nevill, in the custody of sir Robert Cotton
  2. Fol. 99. a calendar of chancery records in the keeping of mr. Robson in the Tower of London

There are also:

  1. Miscellaneous historical notes from collections of sir Robert Wingfield (fol. 28)
  2. A pedigree of Bradstone, baron Winterbourn, 14th-15th centt. (fol. 37v)
  3. Notes from a Cottonian register (? Nero C. ix) of the preceptory of Chippenham, co. Cambs. (fol. 105)
  4. Settrington church notes (fol. 113)
  5. 12th-cent. obits from 'an old missal bound with a chronicle made by Michael monk of Durham' (fol. 122)
  6. A pedigree of Mandeville (fol. 138)
  7. Notes of churches in York, and in Preston and Rochdale, co. Lancs., 1619 (fol. 143)
  8. Pedigree of Hesketh (fol. 144v), and notes of the Dodworth family

Index nominum by Dodsworth at fol. xi. Fols. 3-26, 86-92v, 105v-6, 109 are not by Dodsworth.

MS. Dodsworth 146, 1630-1633, 132 leaves: Notes from year books and plea rolls:

  1. Fol. 1. 'In Mr Charles Fairfax great booke of Law Annalls, Gallice scripto', temp. Ed. ii
  2. Fols. 35v, 41, 45v, 96v, 98. 'In an booke of Law Annals in the custody of Edward Gibson, esq., att York', temp. Ed. iii
  3. Fol. 49. 'In sir Edward Cookes new Book of Entryes', being notes from plea rolls temp. Eliz. and Jac. i

There are also:

  1. Notes from a coucher of Savile evidences in the possession of sir Henry Savile (fol. 43)
  2. Copies of documents relating to the Everingham family (fol. 89)
  3. Notes from a book of 16th-cent. Yorkshire tenures penes Thomas Wood, esq., in 1632 (fol. 115)

There is an index nominum by Dodsworth at fol. i. Fols. 89-96, 103-5 are not by Dodsworth.


  • Creation: Written for the most part in 1619-1625, but also in 1615 and 1632, by Roger Dodsworth, written 1630-1633 by Roger Dodsworth and others


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MSS. Dodsworth 145, 146

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. 5086-5087

Custodial History

MS. Dodsworth 145: ('R')

MS. Dodsworth 146: ('RR')


  • MS. Dodsworth 145: See also Hunter's Three Catalogues , artt. 8, 9, 17, 20, 45, 47, 48.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 3/10 × 6 1/5 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom