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Collection of English and Latin items, Written in the last quarter of the 16th century

MS. Dugdale 41
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

P. 1. An account of the nobility of England from the conquest to temp. Elizabeth, arranged chronologically under reigns, with coloured sketches of arms and an index thereof at p. v, followed by (p. 130 rev.) 'Modus tenendi curiam baronis cum leta', beg. 'Fyrst there shalbe a precept made by the steward of the court'; and (p. 155) notes of forms for final concords, in a legal hand of the mid-16th cent.


  • Creation: Written in the last quarter of the 16th century


159 pages

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Dugdale 41

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. 6529

Custodial History

P. 159 rev. 'Hunc ego Dugdaillus presentem vendico librum, Nomine Gullielmus cui sacra Lympha dedit, in anno domino 1577.' This is the William Dugdale who was steward to Sir William Cordell.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom