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Annals of the church of Lichfield from its foundation to 1559

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MS. e Mus. 204

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Annals of the church of Lichfield from its foundation to 1559, copied in July 1661 by Thomas Barlow from the original written in 1570 (fol. iiiv):
  1. Beg. 'Exigit a me tua charitas' (fol. 1)
  2. Antiquarian notes headed 'Memoriale ex archivis ecclesie Lichfield' (fol. 52) are stated by Barlow (fol. 51v) to have been written by William Paule, dean of Lichfield, in December 1662
  3. Fols. 21-32v are not by Barlow

Dates

  • Written in July 1661 and December 1662 by Thomas Barlow and others

Extent

35 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 204, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. e Mus. 204

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18208

Overview

Annals of the church of Lichfield from its foundation to 1559

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Barlow (1607-1691) was Bishop of Lincoln.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3555

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (65)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This MS. was, with others, purchased with the bequest of William Whorwood esq., of West Bromwich in Staffordshire, of £5 in 1673 (Macray, Annals of the Bodleian, p. 137).

Related Materials

See Wood's Life and Times, ed. A. Clark, ii. 175, and dean Gee's Lichfield Chroniclers.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, contemporary white vellum

Dimensions

7 7/10 × 5 7/10 in.
Title
Annals of the church of Lichfield from its foundation to 1559
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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