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Material relating to various manors, Written in the 2nd quarter of the 14th century

MS. Wood empt. 6
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request
  1. Fol. 1. A chartulary of the manor of 'Acouere', or Okeover, co. Staffs.
  2. Fol. iiv. a list of 'Firmarii wasti de Snelston' and 'firmarii de Snelleston [Snelston, co. Derby] de Hydat' (fol. iii)
  3. A note of the tenure and bounds of the manor of Okeover (fol. iiiv), and of the services of the free tenants (fol. iv)


  • Creation: Written in the 2nd quarter of the 14th century


57 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Latin
  • French


MS. Wood empt. 6

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. 8594

Custodial History

Formerly number 205 in the library of Ralph Sheldon of Beoley, whence it was missing in 1675 (see MS. Wood D. 6, fol. 98).


  • Some of the deeds have been edited for the William Salt Archaeological Society (New Series, vol. vii, pt. i, p. 4) by general Wrottesley. At fols. 56-7 is a manorial account, 6-7 Ed. i.

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 1/2 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom