Papers of Edward Bensly
Papers of Edward Bensly, mainly relating to the identification of quotations used by 17th- and 18th-century authors, including Robert Burton, Jeremy Taylor and William Drummond of Hawthornden.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 724].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. c. 724-725, d. 1103, e. 1135, f. 642-643, g. 212-213
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13098
Biographical / Historical
Edward Bensly (1863-1939) was an English scholar. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44742-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library, c. 1940.
- Papers of Edward Bensly
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description