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Collection of Latin items, Written after 1660 by Sir William Dugdale

MS. Dugdale 20
Held at the Weston Library

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1. Fol. 1. Extracts from chronicles in the Bodleian Library, being from:

  1. MS. Digby 11, the chronicle of Stanley abbey, co. Wilts. (fol. 1)
  2. MS. Digby 81, Tavistock annals (fol. 15)
  3. MS. Laud. Misc. 723, the Merton priory chartulary (fol. 16v)
  4. MS. Laud. Misc. 529, Higden's Polychronicon (foll. 18v, 133)
  5. MS. Laud. Misc. 636, the Anglo-Saxon chronicle (fol. 58v)
  6. MS. Bodl. 712, the chronicle to 1269 (fol. 61)
  7. MS. Digby 170, a continuation of the same (fol. 90)
  8. MS. Bodl. 240, John of Tynemouth (fol. 95)
  9. MS. Bodl. 355, Walter of Coventry (fol. 117)
  10. MS. Bodl. 39, the chronicle of St. Mary's, York (fol. 117v)
  11. MS. Bodl 454, the process against the Templars (fol. 123v)

2. Fol. 136v. There are also extracts from the following manuscripts:

  1. Fol. 136v. 'ex veteri MS. (de tempore scilicet regis Henrici tertii) plurima ad abbatiam de Derley in com. Derbis. necnon historica quedam continente', at that time (1647) in the possession of Samuel Roper, esq., of Monks Kirby, co. Warwick
  2. Fol. 142v. the Bermondsey chronicle at that time in the Arundel library, but now known only in Harl. MS. 231 in the British Museum
  3. Fol. 144v. 'A copye of the table that was hanging in the priorye of Stone in the countye of Stafford, at the tyme of the suppression of the same ...' beg. 'All manner of men that lust for to here'
  4. Fol. 147a. Henry of Huntingdon De contemptu mundi in the Cottonian library
  5. Fol. 156. the chronicles of Sigebert of Gembloux and Robert of Torigny (now Harl. MS. 651) in the custody of Sir Simonds D'Ewes of Stow Hall, co. Suffolk
  6. Fol. 162v. extracts from Cott. MS. Dom. viii in the British Museum and the chronicle of John Bever, monk of Westminster, probably identical with Harl. MS. 641, for which see Hardy, Descriptive Catalogue (Rolls Series), vol. iii, pp. 181-2 (fol. 172), and a chartulary of St. Mary's, York, both in the custody of Sir Simonds D'Ewes (fol. 186)
  7. Fol. 190v. the chronicle of Ralph of Diss in the royal library at St. James' (now Royal MS. 13 E vi)

There are indexes of kings, queens, and princes (fol. 193), of archbishops and bishops (fol. 193v), and of persons and subjects (fol. 194v), all by Dugdale.

Labelled 'M.2'


  • Creation: Written after 1660 by Sir William Dugdale


204 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Dugdale 20

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. 6510

Physical Facet

On paper


11 4/5 × 7 3/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom