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'The History or Annals of the University of Oxford from the time of King Alfred till A.D. 1660', by Anthony à Wood, Written about 1674-1685 by Anthony à Wood

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MS. Wood F. 2
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'The History or Annals of the University of Oxford from the time of King Alfred till A.D. 1660', by Anthony à Wood, being the English version of the Latin work published as Historia et Antiquitates, hence printed by John Gutch, 1786-90.

Includes (p. 100) a letter dated June 20, 1694, from [William] Harman, and ad init. a fragment of an earlier draft of the History (of which pp. 99 et seq. perhaps form part), bought by Philip Bliss in 1843 from mrs. Rodd.

Dates

  • Written about 1674-1685 by Anthony à Wood

Extent

640 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood F. 2

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. 8464*

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, tooled brown leather, done by Roger Bartlett in 1678 for 1s. 6d

Dimensions

11 3/4 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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