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"A Westminster Scholler;" or (second title) "The Patterne of Pietie." A story containing an account, written in a very artificial and high-flown strain, of some members of the families of Oldisworth, of Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire, and Overbury, under the names of Meliorthus, Diphilus, Umbritius, Gnomanthus, etc., 17th century

MS. Rawl. C. 422

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In five books; with explanatory notes interspersed in the margin.

Written by Sketlius, i.e. (as it appears from fols. 24, 26, 30, etc.) Giles Oldisworth, afterwards Rector of Bourton-on-the-Hill.


  • Creation: 17th century


46 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 422


  • Compare Giles Oldisworth's Stone rolled away ,in quarto. Lond. 1663, where at p. 120 he mentions his having been a scholar at Westminster.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

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