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'Mr Erdswick's Manuscript of Staffordshire', one of the numerous copies of Sampson Erdeswick's Account of Staffordshire

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MS. Bodl. 889

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'Mr Erdswick's Manuscript of Staffordshire', one of the numerous copies of Sampson Erdeswick's Account of Staffordshire. It begins with 'Trent hath the first Spring', and at p. 110 is a copy of sir Simon Degge's letter to George Digby, about Erdeswick's work, Feb. 20, 1669/70, less complete than as printed in Harwood's Erdeswick's Staffordshire (1844), pp. lv-lix, and dated 1673.

Dates

  • written in the 17th century

Extent

120 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 889, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 889

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18465

Overview

'Mr Erdswick's Manuscript of Staffordshire', one of the numerous copies of Sampson Erdeswick's Account of Staffordshire, written in the 17th century.

Biographical / Historical

Sampson Erdeswick (c.1538–1603) was a historian.

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. V, no. 27779.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume was in the Library in 1717, see preface to the first edition of the work, and MS. Rawl. B. 420a appears to be a copy of it made by dr. R. Rawlinson.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/8 × 7 7/8 in.
Title
'Mr Erdswick's Manuscript of Staffordshire', one of the numerous copies of Sampson Erdeswick's Account of Staffordshire
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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