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An account by Wood, Written at various times 1677-1686 with additions to 1694 by Anthony à Wood

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MS. Wood F. 4

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An account by Wood, chronologically arranged, of the nobility and gentry buried in or near Oxford, 1643-86, with notes to 1694, often referred to by Wood as his 'Liber obitalis', including biographical material, coloured sketches of arms, and the place of burial. A table, not by Wood, of names in the order in which they occur, is on p. 3, and an alphabetical list is printed in Huddesford's catalogue.

(pp. 19-58 are blank paper)

Dates

  • Written at various times 1677-1686 with additions to 1694 by Anthony à Wood

Extent

194 pages

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood F. 4

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. 8466

Bibliography

  • The substance of this volume has been incorporated in Wood's Life and Times , ed. Clark.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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