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'An abstracted Account of the contents in an antient MS. in the possession of the Earl of Exeter', by Dr. J. Milles, written in the second half of the 18th cent. by J. Milles

MS. Top. Devon e. 7
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The MS. is the Liber Niger of Peterborough Abbey, now MS. 60 in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries in London, to which the earl of Exeter presented it in 1778. The abstract gives some details, as well as titles, from the MS., fols. 1-19, 41-end are blank. This and MS. Top. Devon e. 8 are not certainly part of the Milles collection.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 18th cent. by J. Milles


56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Top. Devon e. 7

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 22773

Physical Facet

On paper


7 5/8 × 4 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom