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Collection of English and Latin pieces, Written in the first half of the 18th century

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MS. Willis 20
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  1. Fol. 1. Miscellaneous Buckinghamshire collections, especially (fol. 11, cf. 165) about Aylesbury: at fol. 69 is a pedigree of the Cheyne family
  2. Fol. 76. Some notes of the priors of St. Frideswide's at Oxford
  3. Fol. 98. Lists and notes of the 'High Bailiffs' of Buckinghamshire, 1542-1712
  4. Fol. 101v. Parliamentary lists and papers
  5. Fol. 171. A few notes on Oxford, Gloucester (fol. 173v), Reading (fol. 174) and Wallingford (fol. 174v)
The volume consists chiefly of copies made for Browne Willis.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 18th century

Extent

178 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Willis 20

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. III, no. 16313

Custodial History

Mark by which the Collection was referred to until about A.D. 1870: fol. 20

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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