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Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday


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  1. A chronological list of world rulers, notables and remarkable events from the Creation to 1753, compiled by John Loveday the elder, n.d. [late 18th century], with an index of names
  2. Notes by Thomas Loveday on his father, John Loveday the younger (d. 1809), including an account of his death and funeral, 1810-1816.


  • late 18th-cent., 1810-1816


3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 1355-1356, e. 1520

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13193

Biographical / Historical

John Loveday the elder (1711-1789) was a philologist and antiquarian. Thomas Loveday (fl. 1810-1816) was the son of John Loveday the younger (d.1809).

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

Bought at the sale of Bishop D.G. Loveday's Library, 26 November 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1986.

Related Materials

See the Correspondence of A.C. Ducarel and John Loveday,(Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 6, d. 34).
Papers of John Loveday the Elder and of Thomas Loveday
Susan Thomas
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