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Volume given to Edmund Napper of Holywell, Oxford, by his brother Christopher

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MS. Top. Oxon. c. 757

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Volume given to Edmund Napper of Holywell, Oxford, by his brother Christopher, early 17th century, containing miscellaneous collections in several hands, including:
  1. (fols. iiv, iiiv-1) notes on members of the Napper family, 16th and 17th century (printed in Catholic Record Society, 1 (1905), 133-137);
  2. (fols. 1, 8-31) copies of leases of Napper family property in Oxfordshire, 16th-17th century;
  3. (fols. iii, 2v-8, 36-44, 48-49) culinary and medicinal recipes, 17th-18th century;
  4. (fols. 154v-125 rev.) copies of correspondence of Mary, Countess Migliorucci, 1727-1731, much of it in Italian, concerning the estates of her husband, and her father, Henry Nevill of Nevill Holt, Leics.
(fols. 50-124) are blank.

Dates

  • 16th-18th century

Extent

165 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. c. 757, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon. c. 757

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18272

Abstract

Volume given to Edmund Napper of Holywell, Oxford, by his brother Christopher, early 17th century, containing miscellaneous collections in several hands.

Biographical / Historical

The Napper family of Holywell, Oxford.

Custodial History

Signature of Jo. Smythe (16th cent.), inside lower cover; Phillipps MS. 18900; Sotheby's, 21 March 1895, lot 744; bookplate of Joseph Gillow, 1890.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by W. A. Pantin, 1973.

Physical Facet

Gilt-stamped calf, with the initials 'E. P.' on both covers
Title
Volume given to Edmund Napper of Holywell, Oxford, by his brother Christopher
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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