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Northamptonshire records, Written in about 1720

MS. Top. Northants c. 5
Held at the Weston Library

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Northamptonshire records, among which are:

  1. P. 1. Extracts from a Cartulary of Daventry abbey, among the Cotton MSS. (Claudius D. xii), with a list of priors, etc.
  2. P. 165. Extracts from the Registrum Roberti Kirketon abbatis de Burgo Sancti Petri (from 1497), including accounts of work done on Peterborough cathedral in about A.D. 1518
  3. P. 200. Extracts from three Cartularies of Pipewell abbey among the Cotton MSS. (Caligula A. 12 and 13, Julius A. 1)
  4. P. 277. Extracts from a Cartulary of St. James's abbey at Northampton (MS. Cotton Tiberius E. 5, destroyed in the fire of 1731)
  5. P. 497. Extracts from a Cartulary of St. Andrew's priory at Northampton, from a (British Museum) Royal MS., cf. pp. 553, 569
  6. P. 557. Extracts from a Cartulary of Finstead priory, said to be since lost

A general index follows.


  • Creation: Written in about 1720


658 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Top. Northants c. 5


Bridges' Northamptonshire MSS. E. 5

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. 16622

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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