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Music book, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Mus. d. 246

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Music book in which one developing English hand assisted by two or perhaps three others copied, amongst unascribed songs of the 1690s, five by Purcell (fols. 1-3, 9-12, 14-16, 30v-31 and 46v-54); two by Ralph Courteville (fols. 34-40v and 61-64) 'Io Victoria round my temples bind' by G. Finger (fols. 31v-33v), song from Don Quixote by Eccles (fols. 16v-20v), and a song by 'Lord Devonshire' (fol. 21v). Other composers represented include Henry Hall and Robert King.


  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


66 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Mus. d. 246

Other Finding Aids

RISM 800227069

Custodial History

Catherine Margarita de Ryck is named in Dutch and English as owner inside front cover and on fol. 66.

Physical Facet

Watermarks: fleur-de-lys, somewhat resembling Heawood 1796, countermark CDG. Ruling 4 staves, red marginal ruling. Binding: calf, gold fillets and ornament, gold leaf-edges.


Oblong 6°

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom