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'A List of her Majesties Royall Navy', written in 1705

MS. Lister 16
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'A List of her Majesties Royall Navy, 1705': details of the crew, armament, size and building of about 280 ships in seventeen classes, with an estimate of their cost (fol. 26v). The oldest ship was the Ruby, a fourth-rate vessel, built in 1651 at Deptford.


  • written in 1705


33 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Lister 16

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. V, no. 25244.

Custodial History

Owned in or soon after 1705 by 'William Gifford', probably sir W. Gifford, governor of Greenwich Hospital from 1708 to 1714.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, red morocco with ornamental gilt ornament and remains of three silver clasps, English contemporary work


5 7/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom