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Notebook of Thomas Tanner

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 66

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Notebook of Thomas Tanner, 18th century, containing miscellaneous notes and agenda, and:
  1. (pp. v-22a) descriptions of manuscripts in the collection of Henry Worsley, whose collection is listed in [Edward Bernard] Catalogi librorum manuscriptorum Angliae et Hiberniae (Oxford, 1697), ii, 211-14
  2. (pp. 24-32) notes on manuscripts in the library of All Souls' College, Oxford
  3. (pp. 33-47) notes on books and manuscripts in auction sales. Items crossed through in the manuscript are included in Tanner, Bibliotheca Britannico-Hibernica (London, 1748).


  • 18th century


55 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 66, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Eng. misc. f. 66

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17688


Notebook of Thomas Tanner

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Tanner (1674-1735) was an antiquary and Bishop of St. Asaph between 1732 and 1735.

Custodial History

Inscribed by Falconer Madan 'Rev. H. O. Coxe's book given to me... . The forgotten lore of former librarians (A).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Madan, 1931.

Physical Facet

Marbled wrappers
Notebook of Thomas Tanner
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom