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Berkshire pedigrees collected and written by W. N. Clarke, with a few other papers, written chiefly in about 1820-1830 by W. N. Clarke

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MS. Top. Berks b. 2

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Berkshire pedigrees collected and written by W. N. Clarke, with a few other papers. Besides some printed pedigrees, the pedigrees are of the following families:
  1. (fol. 5) Besils, etc.;
  2. (fol. 6) De La Beche;
  3. (fol. 11) Pusey;
  4. (fol. 15v) White of Fyfield;
  5. (fol. 16) Perrot;
  6. (fol. 17v) Dunche and Wiseman;
  7. (fol. 18) Arches and Eyston;
  8. (fol. 22v) Lisle;
  9. (fol. 24) Golafre;
  10. (fol. 24v) Stapleton;
  11. (fol. 25) Hippisley;
  12. (fols. 29v, 31) Lenthall;
  13. (fol. 33) Pleydell.
At fol. 2 is a letter from W. N. Clarke presenting his collection to Mr. Coxe, March 3, 1842, and at fol. 13 an original indenture of agreement between the duke of Suffolk and his bailiff about the custody of the castle and manor of Donnington, near Newbury, Feb. 20, 1523/4, in English: the seals are lost.

Dates

  • written chiefly in about 1820-1830 by W. N. Clarke

Extent

37 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Berks b. 2

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. 25492.

Custodial History

W.N. Clarke coll. no. 1 (from 1868 to about 1883).

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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