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Twyne Manuscripts

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Transcripts, extracts and notes relating to the university and city of Oxford, made by and for Brian Twyne, with some notes by Anthony Wood and William Smith.

Dates

  • 16th-17th cent.

Extent

30 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Twyne 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Twyne 1-7, 9-25, Twyne-Langbaine 1-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13412

Biographical / Historical

Brian Twyne (?1579-1644) was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bequeathed by Twyne to the University Archives and transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1921 and 1930.

Bibliography

The volumes are described in detail by Andrew Clark, The life and times of Anthony Wood, iv (Oxford Historical Society, 30, 1895), 204-18.
Title
Twyne Manuscripts
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom