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Guard-book of letters and papers

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 318

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Guard-book of letters and papers, including:
  1. (fols. 1-54) presentments of John Hegger and others for enclosing common fields in Norcott [Norwood], Middx., c.1550). Also documents and historical letters collected by F. D. S. Darwin.
  2. (fol. 55) Warrant signed by Sir John Fortescue
  3. (fol. 56-57) History of Whittlesea Mere
  4. (fols. 58-79) English Translations of Danish Acts of Constitution and Settlement
  5. (fols. 82-91) heraldic papers of Sir William Le Neve, 17th cent.
  6. (fols. 92-97) Privy Council Order, 1602; Letter from Lord Burghley to Robert Petre, 1585/6
  7. (fols. 98-103) official papers of Sir Robert Howard as auditor of the Exchequer, 1678-98
  8. Treasury Letter, 1716


  • 16th-20th cent.


109 Leaves

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 318, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. hist. c. 318

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8068


Guard-book of letters and papers, 16th-20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Sir William Le Neve, bap. 1592-d. 1661, was an English herald and genealogist. Sir Robert Howard, 1626-1698, was an English playwright and politician.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1950-60.
Guard-book of letters and papers, 16th-20th century
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom