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Miscellaneous collections of Samuel Gale

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 147
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Miscellaneous collections of Samuel Gale, 18th century, for the most part printed from this manuscript in John Nichols, Bibliotheca topographica Britannica, iii (London, 1790), part 1, pp. 93-113, and part 2, pp. 49*-96*, 195-7, with:

  1. (fols. 7-51) prayers by Thomas Gale, Dean of York, n.d.
  2. (fols. 93-118) part of two accounts by Samuel Gale of York minster, 1699, 1700
  3. (fols. 4v-6) list of contents and memorandum on the descent of Gale's papers by A. C. Ducarel, 1779. Verse in Crum.


  • Creation: 18th century


191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 147

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17620


Miscellaneous collections of Samuel Gale

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Gale (1682-1754) was an antiquary.

Custodial History

Owned by Elizabeth Stukeley (née Gale), William Stukeley, and Richard Fleming; given by Mrs. Fleming to A. C. Ducarel, 1778.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, P. J. & A. E. Dobell, cat. 62 (1926), 129.

Physical Facet

Half green morocco, gilt, marbled boards, rebacked

Miscellaneous collections of Samuel Gale
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