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Collections towards the history of the baronage, Written in and after 1677 by Sir William Dugdale

MS. Dugdale 27
Held at the Weston Library

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Collections towards the history of the baronage, comprising:

  1. Fol. 2. an alphabetical catalogue of barons with references to the regnal years in which they were (?) summoned to Parliament
  2. Fol. 32. 'a true copie of an antient roll in velome, of the names of the lords spirituall and temporall, which sate in the Parliament holden at Westminster in Hillary Terme 31 Hen. 8 (wherein their armes and crests are lively depicted) remayning in the custody of the right honourable Arthur earle of Anglesey, lord Privy Seale'
  3. Fol. 34v. a list of lords who sat temp. Hen. vii to 1 Eliz. from manuscripts in the Office of Arms
  4. Fol. 44v. 'A catalogue of the eldest sons of such peeres of this realme, of severall degrees, as had summons to parliament in their father's life-time, and sate according to the seniority of those titles whereof they were so summoned'
  5. Fol. 45v. 'A Catalogue of such noble persons as have had summons to parliament and there sate in right of their wives'
  6. Fol. 48. 'The argument of Sir William Jones, kt., the king's attorney-general, June 5, 1678, in the viscount Purbeck's [i.e. Robert Villiers or Danvers] case', beg. 'This is a matter', and (fol. 53) the earl of Shaftesbury's argument

(fols. 55v-70v are blank)

Labelled 'T'


  • Creation: Written in and after 1677 by Sir William Dugdale


81 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Dugdale 27

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. 6517

Physical Facet

On paper


11 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom