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Four Latin and English MSS. in one volume, Written about 1622 by Brian Twyne

MS. Wood F. 26
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Four Latin and English MSS. in one volume:

  1. (8488) Catalogue of the MSS. of Thomas Allen of Gloucester Hall, by Brian Twyne, 1622, with later references by Langbaine to the Digby MSS. See Wood's Life and Times, ed. Clark, i. 249, for the history of the volume, 46 leaves.
  2. (8502) P. 1. 'Some passages touching the Mayrelty of Oxford': (p. 9) a catalogue of mayors and bailiffs of Oxford to 1648, by Brian Twyne, amplified by Wood in no. 8523, and thence printed in Wood's City, ed. Clark, iii. 3-41. Olim F. 40, 70 leaves.
  3. (8503) 'Initia librorum apud Baleum de scriptoribus Britannicis, saltem quoad historiarum et chronicorum auctores' (p. 1), Olim F. 41, followed by 'Quaedam de presulibus Anglie, in supplementum operis Fr. Godwini' (p. 44), 54 leaves.
  4. (8504) 'Nomina authorum ex libris nostris chartaceis' (p. 1), being an index to Twyne MS. 21. Olim F. 42, 34 leaves.


  • Creation: Written about 1622 by Brian Twyne


1 box

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Wood F. 26

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. 8488, 8502, 8503, 8504


12 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.

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