Papers collected by Thomas Martin, antiquary
14th- and 15th-century documents, including an inventory of Richard II, 1378, and Royal Household and Wardrobe receipts, 1431-61, collected by Thomas Martin, originally guarded into a folio volume, with later transcripts.
- 14th and 15th century.
0.75 Linear metres (39 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
- English, Middle (1100-1500)
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. b. 229, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. hist. b. 229, c. 774-775; ch. Suffolk 1579; ch. England 19-53
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13084
Papers collected by Thomas Martin (1697-1771), Suffolk antiquary
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Martin, 1697–1771, was a Suffolk antiquary and book collector. He was an influential fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.
The collection was owned by Craven Ord, and was lot 1014 in the sale of his MSS., R. H. Evans, 25 Jan, 1830.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought by the Library from Sotheby's, 26 June 1975, lots 2881, 2943-2944, 3021.
- Catalogue of papers collected by Thomas Martin, antiquary
- EAD version 2018
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.