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Fragment of a work by William Wyrley, Written about 1595 by William Wyrley

MS. Wood F. 16
Held at the Weston Library

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Fragment of a work by William Wyrley (d. 1618) entitled 'Fundationes diversorum religiosorum'. The surviving portion consists of a calendar of some of the deeds in the chartularies of Oseney abbey and St. Frideswide's priory now at Christ Church.

On fol. iii. are two shields of arms:

  1. Argent, three buglehorns for Wyrley of Stafford
  2. Argent, a cross engrailed, a quarter ermine charged with a fesse argent counter-compony


  • Creation: Written about 1595 by William Wyrley


21 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Wood F. 16

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. 8478

Custodial History

This MS. must have passed to Wood from Ralph Sheldon, who acquired Wyrley's collections.

Physical Facet

On paper, mutilated


14 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom