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Miscellaneous papers concerning the university, city, and county of Oxford, Written in the late 17th century chiefly by Anthony à Wood

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MS. Wood F. 31

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Miscellaneous papers concerning the university, city, and county of Oxford, including:
  1. Fol. 1. a general account of the university and its leading men, 1642-60, printed in Wood's Life and Times, passim
  2. Fol. 28. orders for improving and cleaning the streets in Oxford, 1633
  3. Fol. 36. Oxfordshire genealogical notes and pedigrees relating to the families of (fol. 36) Taverner, (fol. 44) Farmer of Somerton, (fol. 49) Grey of Rotherfield Peppard, (fol. 51) Reynolds of Eynsham, (fol. 53) Allibond of Oxford, (fol. 76) Chamberlayne of Cotes, (fol. 80) Cope of Banbury, (fol. 81) Peniston, (fol. 89) Stoner of North Stoke (1474-c. 1675)
  4. Fol. 85. a note on Juan de Valdés (d. 1540) from information derived from mr. Farrer of Gidden Hall (d. 1639)
  5. Fol. 91. epitaphs in Oxfordshire churches and (fol. 99) in Lincoln, Ely, (fol. 102) Norwich, and other cathedrals
  6. Fol. 103. part of the original MS., of which the remainder is now MS. Wood E. 32, of 'Modius salium', a collection of Oxford jests
  7. Fol. 158. an autograph letter from dr. Leoline Jenkins to dr. [George] Stradling, fellow of All Souls (d. 1688), dated from Jesus college, Mar. 5, 1660/61
  8. Fol. 173. notes of MSS. and books in Merton college library, with other college notes

Dates

  • Written in the late 17th century chiefly by Anthony à Wood

Extent

275 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin , English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood F. 31

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. 8493

Custodial History

This composite MS. received this in the 19th cent. to replace Olim MS. Wood F. 31, which is missing, but art. 8 of Huddesford's catalogue is now in MS. Rawl. (d. 1487, fol. 36, and art. 20, addressed to the rev. dr. W. Creed, of which another copy is in MS. C.C.C. 318, fol. 160, is now in Wood 467 between artt. 2 and 3 (Wood's Life and Times, ii. 53).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 1/5 × 9 2/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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