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Copies of Gloucester City records, written in about A.D. 1700

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

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Copies of Gloucester City records:

  1. (p. 1) 'Registrum sive rentale omnium reddituum & possessionum ...abbatum priorum ... cæterorumque burgensium & dominorum infra municipium Gloucestriæ existentium ... scriptum per fratrem Robertum Cole ... anno Domini millesimo cccclv ... incipiendo ad Altam Crucem ...': each side of each of the four great streets from the Cross is described, with drawings of the churches, etc., and descriptions of side streets.
  2. (p. 37) A pedigree and Latin account of the kings of England from the Conquest to 1472: the original is on the back of the rental above in the Gloucester Corporation records.
  3. (p. 63) So much of the Chantry roll of Feb. 1545/6 as concerns the city of Gloucester, in English.
  4. (pp. 65, 67) Extracts from rent rolls of the city of 1509-1510 and 1535, in English.
  5. (p. 75) Extracts from a langable roll of the second half of the 15th century, in English.


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1700


90 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Top. Glouc. c. 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. 27826.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 7/8 × 15 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom