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Manuscripts of Thomas Tanner, 10th-18th century

Tanner's manuscripts including papers relating to:
  1. English history, 16th-18th century, including papers relating to the Civil War and Interregnum
  2. Church history, 17th century
  3. Norfolk, 17th century
  4. Canterbury diocese, 17th century
  5. Norwich diocese, 16th-18th century
  6. Cambridge University, 16th-18th century
  7. Norfolk and Suffolk families, 16th-17th century
  8. Admiral Sir Thomas Allin, 1660-78
  9. Thomas Aquinas, 17th century


  • 10th-18th century

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English
  • French
Also includes some Anglo-Norman.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Tanner 1-10, 10*, 11-56, 57a-b, 58a-b, 59a-b, 60a-b, 61, 62a-b, 63-72, 73a-b, 74-169, 169*, 170-225, 225*, 226-74, 275a-b, 276-454, 455a-b, 456a-b, 457-63, 464a-e, 465-9, 469*, 470-3

Other Finding Aids

Full descriptions are in Alfred Hackman, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars quarta codices viri admodum reverendi Thomae Tanneri, STP, episcopi Asaphensis, complectens (Oxford, 1860; reprinted with corrections, 1966).

The illuminated manuscripts in this collection are briefly described in O. P├Ącht and J.J.G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3 vols. (Oxford, 1966-73); with an unpublished supplement containing a concordance of shelfmarks and addenda (1974).

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom