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Ecclesiastical precedent book of George Smith

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MS. Top. gen. e. 97

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Ecclesiastical precedent book of George Smith, notary public, including forms of documents used in London diocese and Surrey archdeaconry, c.1593-1609, and (fols. 193v-8) in Worcester diocese, 1610-1613, with; (fol. 37) Smith's mark; (fols. 216-217, 221v) lists of fees due within Worcester diocese, n.d.; (fols. vii-viii, 198v-9) copies of Worcester diocesan documents, 1666-1697.

Dates

  • c.1593-1609

Extent

236 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 97, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. e. 97

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11017

Overview

Ecclesiastical precedent book of George Smith, notary public, including forms of documents used in London diocese and Surrey archdeaconry, c.1593-1609.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Signature of John Bodledge, Worcester deputy diocesan registrar (d. 1757) on fol. i; inscribed on pastedown, probably in Bodledge's hand 'The gift of Mr. T[?] Chetle'; label on spine '310'; Phillipps MS. 21766; Sotheby's, 17 May 1897, lot 309, and 28 June 1965, lot 171.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Deighton, Bell & Co., cat. 103 (1966), 297.

Physical Facet

18th-century blind-stamped reversed calf
Title
Ecclesiastical precedent book of George Smith
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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