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Copies of Gloucestershire Inquisitiones post Mortem , written in more than one hand in the early part of the 17th century

MS. Top. Glouc. b. 1
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

A mutilated volume of copies of Gloucestershire Inquisitiones post Mortem, in two series:

  1. (fols. 8-138v). from Sept. 18, 1584, to July 31, 1606;
  2. (fols. 139-171). from July 11, 1558, to Dec. 5, 1572.

Many leaves are wanting, as a contemporary foliation shows, and fols. 12-14, 93, 169, etc., are mutilated. A partial index is at fol. 4.


  • Creation: written in more than one hand in the early part of the 17th century


187 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Top. Glouc. b. 1

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. 27825.

Custodial History

Binder's mark as no. 175 in Weale's Bookbindings at S. Kensington (1894), p. 138, probably Elizabethan work.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, brown leather, injured, bearing vertical and horizontal fillets with rose, pomegranate, royal escutcheon, gateway, portcullis, fleur-de-lys


17 3/8 × 12 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom