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Genealogical and historical collections, Written by Robert Glover and others in and after 1583

MS. Dugdale 39
Held at the Weston Library

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Genealogical and historical collections from private archives by Robert Glover, of which the principal items are:

  1. Fol. 3. 'Feodare Thome de Bellocampo comitis Warwici de feodis militum in diversis comitatibus Anglie', of the time of Richard ii
  2. Fol. 10. excerpts from the Ramsay abbey register now in the Public Record Office and (fol. 12) 'Ex vetusto quodam Kalendario in initio antiqui codicis de regulis sancti Augustini et de vita clericorum, spectantis olim monasterio de bello capite, id est Beauchief, ex fundatione baronum de Alfreton', printed by Hearne in The Chronicle of John of Glastonbury, II, i. 557
  3. Fol. 15. notes for 12th-15th centt. of the families of Trussel of Elmsthorpe, co. Leics., Engayne, with pedigree 'ex vetusto rotulo in pargameno quem mihi accomodavit E[dwardus] K[night] Chester' (fol. 15v), Sidney, from evidences of Sir Henry Sidney, including a charter of Henry [II], duke of Normandy (fol. 17)
  4. Fol. 22. extracts from the evidences of Isaac Astley, esq., of Hillmorton, 13th-15th centt., with sketches of seals, and (fol. 27v) from the charters of Henry Ferrers of Badsby, co. Warwick, from the 13th cent. with list of obits (fol. 30), concerning the families of Clinton of Clinton and Say
  5. Fol. 31. 'Pro Giffard de Twyford in comitatu Bucks. ex chartis mihi ostensis per R. Lee, Portcullis', followed by notes from deeds of [ ] Coyne, esq., of Weston Coyne, co. Staffs. (fol. 34), and copies of the will of Thomas Peyton of Iselham, co. Cambs., esq., A.D. 1484, and of Robert Peyton, A.D. 1517 (fol. 35)
  6. Fol. 38. pedigree, written 15 Hen. vii, of Trussel of Kybbelstone, and Chetewode of Chetwood, co. Bucks., and (fol. 41) a copy of John Stillingfleet's list of benefactors to the Templars, perhaps from Cott. MS. Nero E. vi: (fol. 47v) notes concerning the Blunt family from the charters of the family of Mountjoy, and (fol. 51v) copies of deeds and narrative genealogies relating to the family of Mohun of Somerset 'ex libro antiquo spectanti Willelmo Mohun, militi'
  7. Fol. 57. excerpts from a register of the Hospitallers, being 12th-cent. grants of the families of Arsik, Mandeville, and Vere; notes from the Lewes priory register, now Cott. MS. Vesp. F. xv. (fol. 59), and a chartulary of Nutley abbey, co. Bucks., later known to have been in the possession of lord Abingdon (fol. 68), followed by notes from a manuscript of the laws of Cnut and William i (fol. 73v)
  8. Fol. 77. English notes relating to the earls of Surrey 'ex scripto cartaceo antiquo in custodia domini de Buckhurst', and extracts from 14th-15th-cent. deeds of Rolland Lake or Lacon, esq., of Willey in Shropshire, concerning the Kinlet and Passelewe families, with sketches of seals, used by Eyton in his Antiquities of Shropshire (see ii. 53, note 18) (fol. 78)
  9. Fol. 86. abstracts of deeds of [ ] Lea of Lincoln's Inn, with sketches of seals, concerning Norton of Bristol (15th-16th cent.), Bakepuz of Barton, etc., followed by an account of the foundation of Shrewsbury abbey (fol. 89), annals beg. 'In tempore Oweyn Gwynid prince de Gales' (fol. 92v), and notes of royal charters, William i-John (fol. 94v)
  10. Fol. 96. 'The Retume of a Commission sent into Wales by king Henry the seventh to searche out the pedegrees of Owen Tudor', and notes of Welsh royal grants to the monastery of Haughmond in Shropshire (fol. 100v)
  11. Fol. 101v. extracts from the chartularies of Coxford alias Rudham in the custody of Roger Townsend of Norfolk, with pedigree of Querceto, i.e. Coxford, notes from a 14th-cent. year-book, and 13th-15th-cent. notes of the Pesynden family 'ex libro cartaceo antiquo quem mihi [i.e. Glover] accomodavit Henricus de Ferrariis generosus' (fol. 107), followed by notes from Hemming's chartulary, at that time penes John Alderford, lord of Abbots Salford, co. Warwick (fol. 113)
  12. Fol. 121. notes relating to the Beauchamp family, etc., with obits 1207-1359 from charters of Rolland Lacon of Willey, esq., and notes from chartularies of Binham, co. Norfolk (fol. 124), Luffield, co. Northants. (fol. 131v), and Burton priory, founded by Adam Swaynston (fol. 134v)
  13. Fol. 137v. copies of 12th-15th-cent. deeds relating to the manor of Landewade, co. Cambs., called 'Hastynges', and belonging to Walter Cotton
  14. Extract from the 14th-cent. register of the rectory of Edington, co. Wilts., founded by William de Edyndon, bishop of Winchester (fol. 141v)
  15. Notes from the 'Historia Eliensis' (fol. 144v)


  • Creation: Written by Robert Glover and others in and after 1583


150 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Dugdale 39

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. 6527

Custodial History

Fol. ii has '1583' and '[Charles] Fairfax empt. Ebor' 1657' and a table of contents. The fly-leaves form part of a 12th-cent. Latin manuscript of Josephus in two columns, of which another fragment is in MS. Ashmole 848.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 × 9 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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