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Miscellaneous Shropshire pieces, by or copied by the Rev. J.B. Blakeway, written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. by J. B. Blakeway

MS. Blakeway 17
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  1. (fol. 1v) 'The History of Shropshire, Roman Period', by the Rev. J.B. Blakeway, nearly in its final form
  2. (fol. 53a) a Latin Life of St. Winifred by Robert of Shrewsbury, copied from Bodl. MS. Laud Misc. 114 (O. C. 1547), fols. 140-163.
  3. (fol. 72) some accounts relating to the Talbot family in the 16th cent., especially of John Talbot, 1564-80, 1599-1600, with notes about him
  4. (fol. 90) the will of Edward Lloyd, of the Middle Temple, London, Jan. 1, 1685/6: with a pedigree of his family
  5. (fol. 100b) abstracts of deeds belonging to 'Mr. Scott of Betton', and (fol. 112) the Rev. John Newling
  6. (fol. 130) 'A Description of the Burning Well near Broseley, Shropshire', by G. Perry, 1755: a copy, not by Blakeway
  7. (fol. 133a) abstracts of 'deeds of the earl of Bridgewater', largely about the Strange or Lestrange family and Haughmond priory.


  • Creation: written in the first quarter of the 19th cent. by J. B. Blakeway


170 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Blakeway 17

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. IV, no 22101

Related Materials

See also MS. Blakeway 24 for abstracts by J. B. Blakeway of deeds.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 7/8 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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