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Northamptonshire collections, Written in about 1720

MS. Top. Northants c. 21
Held at the Weston Library

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Northamptonshire collections, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. Records' relating to Peterborough abbey and its lands, including 'Descriptio abbatie de Burgo facta ... A.D. 1231': chiefly copied from a volume called 'Swapham.'
  2. Fol. 87. A copy of Walter de Wittelsea's Historia Petroburgensis or Cronica Apparitata, also known as Grenehall's Chronicle, beg. 'Attestantibus antiquorum': ends abruptly with 'militarem quem volgo.'


  • Creation: Written in about 1720


282 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Top. Northants c. 21


Bridges' Northamptonshire MSS. W. 21

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. 16638

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom