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Tracts about Durham, probably copied during the Commonwealth

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MS. Don. e. 21

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Tracts about Durham, probably copied during the Commonwealth, comprising:
  1. Fols. 1-62. a description of 'the ancient monuments rites and customes ... [of] the monasticall church of Durham before the suppression', 1593, printed Surtees Society, 107 (1903)
  2. Fols. 62v-78. 'Origo episcopatus Dunelmensis', 1603, printed in G. Allan, The origins and succession of the bishops of Durham ([Darlington], 1779)
  3. Fols. 79-80. tract on the bishops of Durham, after 1659; (fol. 80v) names of the deans of Durham to c. 1645.

Dates

  • 16th-17th century

Extent

83 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. e. 21, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. e. 21

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16985

Overview

Tracts about Durham, probably copied during the Commonwealth

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Maggs, cat. 384 (1919), item 2973, given by J. H. Burn through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1937.

Physical Facet

Bound in a late 17th-century deed
Title
Tracts about Durham, probably copied during the Commonwealth
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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