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Copies of deeds and excerpts from chartularies and registers, Written 1636-1654 by Sir William Dugdale

MS. Dugdale 12
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Copies of deeds and excerpts from chartularies and registers relating to Warwickshire religious houses, from public and private archives:


  1. P. 1. 'The copie of an antient manuscript remayninge in the custody of the ladye Anne Ferrers of Tamworth Castle, writt as it seemeth temp. H. 6' (cf. MS. Dodsw. 65), and relating to Polesworth nunnery (p. 1) followed by copies with sketches of seals of 12th-15th-cent. charters relating to the same, in the possession of Samuel Roper of Monkskirkby, esq., Sir Francis Nethersole of Polesworth (see p. 25), and-a few only-Thomas Corbin of Hallend, co. Warwick (p. 9), Sir Simon Archer of Tamworth, kt. (p. 7), and Walter Chetwynd of Grendon, esq. (p. 29)
  2. P. 31. excerpts from the register of Stoneleigh, 'in custodia Thome Leigh, militis et bar.', but not now known to exist, 'composite per quendam Thomam cognomento Pipe fratrem eiusdem loci A.D. M.CCC. nonagesimo secundo', including some annals, manorial descents, and copies of 12th-cent. deeds, with indexes at p. 69
  3. P. 75. extracts from the register of St. Mary's college, Warwick (Exch. K.R. Misc. book 22)
  4. P. 111. extracts from a copy of Cott. MS. Vitell. D. xviii, which was partially burned in the fire of 1731, a register of the Cistercian abbey of Combe, 'per manum fratris Rogeri de Werechestun subscripte a° gratie MCCLV tempore Willelmi abbatis quondam monasterii de Waverleya', with an index locorum on p. 171
  5. P. 187. notes from the Pipewell register, Cott. MSS. Calig. A. xii-xiii, vols. i and (p. 204) ii, with an index locorum on p. 229, followed (p. 232) by copies of five Hatton charters relating to Lalleford (p. 259) and copies of deeds from a roll in the possession of the dean and chapter of Lichfield
  6. P. 235. notes from the Coventry priory chartulary (K.R. Misc. book, vol. xxi) with a list of subject-references thereto (p. 253)
  7. P. 267. copies of deeds relating to St. Sepulchre's, Warwick, penes Sir Simon Archer of Tamworth
  8. P. 275. excerpts from a register of Kenilworth priory, 'in custodia Simonis Clarke in com. Warr', baronetti', with indexes of places and persons at pp. 316, 317
  9. P. 323. notes 'Ex antiquo MS. fragmento in pergameno penes Christopherum Hatton de Kirby, co. Northt', militis de balneo', relating to the foundation in 1381 of the Charterhouse of St. Anne's, by Coventry
  10. P. 327. copies of deeds from a chartulary (Cott. MS. Vitell. F. xvii) and rental (MS. Laud misc. 625) of Leicester abbey
  11. P. 343. deeds in the possession of William Spooner of Henwood, esq., and the evidences of John Huggeford, esq., 'nuper de Henwood', concerning Henwood priory, from the 12th cent.
  12. P. 351. deeds in the College of arms and the Hatton collection, relating to Kirby priory: (p. 361) the archives of King's college, Cambridge, from the 12th cent., concerning Wootton Wawen priory
  13. P. 372. 'in custodia [] Cookes de Pinley', relating to Pinley priory
  14. P. 381. the archives of Henry St. George and (p. 385) William Paulet relating to Maxstoke chantry
  15. P. 389. from an English MS. in the custody of John Burgoine, esq. concerning the foundation of Wroxall priory
  16. P. 401. the register of the gild of st. Anne, at Knowle, begun st. Anne's day, 1407, in the custody of Sir Simon Archer of Tamworth
  17. P. 413. the foundation charter from the dean and chapter of Lichfield of the collegiate church of Astley, followed (p. 418) by ordinations of vicarages (Bubbenhall, Compton, Fillongley, Cubbington, Leamington, Aston by Birmingham, Moreton Morrell, Dunchurch, Tachbrook, Ratley, Napton), and foundations of chantries (Stratford-on-Avon, Waverton, Moreton Morrell, Weston-in-Arden, Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Maxstoke) from the registrum parvum and other records at Lichfield, and (p. 438) the copy of a bull of pope Paschal [ii] dat. xiiii Kal. Maii at the Lateran, to Coventry
  18. P. 445. notes from the Evesham chartulary in the Cottonian library, the White book of Lichfield (p. 451), and (p. 461) a 14th-cent. register of pensions granted to the prior and chapter of Lichfield
  19. P. 464. extracts from Worcester episcopal registers, Giffard to Bullingham, followed by (p. 502) an index of ancient charters at Worcester
  20. Extracts from (p. 507) Cott. MS. Tib. A. xiii, a Worcester register, and another (p. 515) called Doomsday, for which see Hist. MSS. Comm. Rep. xiv (8), p. 171 (Reg. 1)


  1. P. 533. Extracts from a copy in the Exchequer, of the Taxation of pope Nicholas i (1291), relating to the bishopric of Coventry, with index (p. 533) and from 'quadam baga de nonis garbarum', for Warwickshire, 44 Ed. iii, in the Exchequer, K.R. (p. 563)
  2. An assessment of the 1/15 + 1/20 temp. Hen. vi from the original penes Edward Lapworth of Sowe (p. 583)
  3. followed by the same for 8 Ed. iii from an original penes Sir Simon Archer of Tamworth

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Labelled 'F.2'


  • Creation: Written 1636-1654 by Sir William Dugdale


598 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Dugdale 12

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. 6502

Physical Facet

On paper


11 3/5 × 7 3/5 in.

Repository Details

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