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A partial transcript of 'a faire antient booke in vellom...', Written in 1636 by Sir William Dugdale

MS. Dugdale 14

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A partial transcript of 'a faire antient booke in vellom, in the library of Sir Thomas Cotton baronet [now Cott. MS. Vesp. A. xii], wherein is lively depicted the whole storye or life of Richard Beauchampe, sometyme earle of Warwick', by John Rous (? 1411-91) (p. vii), followed by a copy with coloured reproductions of the miniatures, of the vellum roll of the earls of Warwick by John Rous from the original penes Robert Arden of Park Hall, esq., now in the College of arms (p. 1), with a tabula nominum on p. 115 and a note 'ex quodam MS. Johannis Rous remanente in bibliotheca collegii sancti Benedicti in academia Cantabr.' (MS. C.C.C.C. 110), concerning decayed villages in Warwickshire.

Labelled 'G.2'


  • Written in 1636 by Sir William Dugdale


134 pages

Language of Materials

In English , Latin


MS. Dugdale 14

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. 6504

Custodial History

Dugdale's arms and crest in colours are on p. xxii.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 7/10 × 7 3/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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