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Papers chiefly by Ant. Wood and a copy of such parts of Anthony Wood's account of Merton Fellows as are wanting, Written chiefly in the 17th century and about 1875-1883 by W. H. Allnutt

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MS. Ballard 46*

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Papers chiefly by Ant. Wood, of which the chief are:
  1. Fols, 1, 177. Notes on Merton College, Oxford, chiefly by Antony Wood, comprising notices of the Fellows, 1268-1305, 1436-1455 (MS. Ballard 46* contains a transcript of the missing notes, 1305-1436), of the Founder (fol. 28), the Library (fol. 49), etc. See MS. Ballard 70 ad fin
  2. Fol. 93. Notes about Magdalen Hall and its alumni, Oxford, by Hen. Wilkinson (1671) and others
  3. Fol. 120. Miscellaneous pedigrees, family notes, and the like, by Ant. Wood and others. At fol. 176 is a 'Catalogue of papers that were Anth. a Wood['s] in my [i.e. Rawlins'] possession.'
184 leaves and 14 1/8 × 10 1/4 in.

A copy of such parts of Anthony Wood's account of Merton Fellows as are wanting in MS. Ballard 46 and are now among the Merton college archives. This comprises accounts of those who obtained their fellowships between 1305 and 1436, and naturally follows p. 14 of the above MS. (= Ballard 46). It was copied from the Merton archives about 1875 and (fol. 26) in 1883 by W. H. Allnutt. 43 leaves, 14 × 8 5/8 in.

Dates

  • Written chiefly in the 17th century and about 1875-1883 by W. H. Allnutt

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin

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Shelfmark

MS. Ballard 46*

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. III, no. 10832 and vol. V, no. 30425

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 1/8 × 10 1/4 in. and 14 × 8 5/8 in.

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