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Copies of deeds from private archives and chartularies and Extracts from public records and copies of charters, Written in 1629-1632 in various hands, written chiefly in 1628-1629 by Roger Dodsworth

MSS. Dodsworth 151, 152
Held at the Weston Library

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MS. Dodsworth 151, 1629-1632, 116 leaves: Copies of deeds from private archives and chartularies:

1. Extracts from the chartulary of St. John's, Pontefract, in Dodsworth's possession (fol. 1).

2. Copies of deeds from muniments of:

  1. Fol. 58. Hawkeshir[s]t of Dodworth (land in Dodworth)
  2. Fo1. 78. Edward Armitage of Kerresforth (land in Kerresforth)
  3. Fo1. 84. sir Gervase Cutler of Stainbrough, including extracts from court rolls of Barnsley lent by him to Dodsworth (land in Kerresforth and Barnsley)

Roger Dodsworth's hand occurs at fols. 81v-5v. There is no index.

MS. Dodsworth 152, 1628-1629, 206 leaves: Extracts from public records and copies of charters:

1. Fol. 1. Notes from:

  1. Fol. 1. Selden's abstract of pleas in the Tower of the reign of Hen. iii
  2. Fol. 9. fines, Hen. iii and (fol. 17) Ed. iii
  3. Fol. 21. calendars of coram rege rolls, Ed. i-Hen. iv
  4. Fol. 63. calendars of de banco rolls, Ed. i

2 Fol. 107:

  1. Rough notes from 12th-14th-cent. Roche abbey deeds in St. Mary's Tower, York (fol. 107)
  2. Copies of deeds, including five 12th-cent. royal writs, from an old chartulary roll (see also MS. Dodsworth 155, fol. 139) containing 219 deeds of Blythe priory, lent to Dodsworth, Nov. 1, 1629, by William Saunderson, who had the site of the priory (fol. 128)
  3. Nine 14th-cent. deeds relating to the Singleton family, in Dodsworth's possession (fol. 166)
  4. Deeds of Robert Morton, esq., of Morton by Bawtry, co. Notts., including three 12th-cent. Lacy charters, notes from 14th-16th-cent. court rolls and the will of Robert Morton (fol. 176)

There are also:

  1. Notes from an Abingdon chartulary in the Cottonian library (fol. 152)
  2. Church notes at Exton, co. Rutland (fol. 159)
  3. Church notes at Normanton, with memoranda of presentations thereto from 'an old roll' (fol. 168)

There is an index nominum at fol. v by Dodsworth, who also wrote fols. 1-3v, 9-152, 154-end.


  • Creation: Written in 1629-1632 in various hands, written chiefly in 1628-1629 by Roger Dodsworth


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MSS. Dodsworth 151, 152

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. 5092-5093

Custodial History

MS. Dodsworth 151: ('VV')

MS. Dodsworth 152: ('W')


  • MS. Dodsworth 152: See also Hunter's Three Catalogues , artt. 2, 8, 17, 20-3.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 2/5 × 6 1/5 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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