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Volume compiled by Sir Edward Dering

 Single Item
MS. Top. Kent e. 6
Held at the Weston Library

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Volume compiled by Sir Edward Dering:

  1. (pp. 1-60) a poll-book for Kent, 1639, containing 'all the names that I can learn throughout ye shire', with marks indicating his supporters and opponents;
  2. (pp. 81-90) an account of the election, entitled 'A breife of passages concerning knights of ye shire', including (p. 90) a list of the objections made against Dering.


  • Creation: 1639-1640


92 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Top. Kent e. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11094


Volume compiled by Sir Edward Dering, 1639-1640.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Edward Dering, first baronet (1598–1644) was an English antiquary and religious controversialist.

Custodial History

Puttick & Simpson, 8 June 1858 (Dering sale), lot 1643; Phillipps MS. 16083 (also numbered 16647); Sotheby's, 26 June 1967, lot 671.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought Hofmann & Freeman, cat. 21 (1968), 47.

Physical Facet

Remains of contemporary vellum wrappers, inserted in Middle Hill boards

Volume compiled by Sir Edward Dering
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom