Fragment of a work by William Wyrley, Written about 1595 by William Wyrley
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:
- Argent, three buglehorns for Wyrley of Stafford
- Argent, a cross engrailed, a quarter ermine charged with a fesse argent counter-compony
- Creation: Written about 1595 by William Wyrley
Language of Materials
- Multiple languages
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
This MS. must have passed to Wood from Ralph Sheldon, who acquired Wyrley's collections.
On paper, mutilated
14 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.