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Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin

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MS. Lat. hist. b. 3

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Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin, early 18th century, entitled 'Collectanea de rebus Britannicis', including:
  1. (fols. 17-47) extracts concerning the Ferrers family, Barons Ferrers of Chartley, from the archives of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Viscount Weymouth, 1718;
  2. (fols. 241-136 rev.) extracts from MSS. VII, X, XI and XIII belonging to H. Stafford-Howard, 10th Earl of Stafford, of which VII and XIII are now in the William Salt Library, Stafford (D 1721/1-2);
  3. (fols. 135v-92 rev.) a copy of John Anstis, 'Observations upon the rites used in coronations'.

Dates

  • early 18th century

Extent

261 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. hist. b. 3, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. b. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16745

Overview

Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin, early 18th century, entitled 'Collectanea de rebus Britannicis'.

Biographical / Historical

George Harbin (c. 1665–1744) was a British nonjuror and historical writer.

Custodial History

Bought with other Harbin manuscripts from Sir Alexander Malet by Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1831; Phillipps MS. 4834; Sotheby's, 17 May 1897, lot 85; probably owned by W. A. Lindsay.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, G. H. Last, cat. 139 (1927), 1200.

Physical Facet

blind-tooled reversed calf, rebacked
Title
Transcripts, mainly from medieval documents, by George Harbin
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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