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Two books of miscellaneous notes useful to holders of the offices of Yeoman Bedel in Arts & Medicine, and Yeoman Bedel in Divinity

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MS. Add. B. 63/1-2

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Two books of miscellaneous notes useful to holders of the offices of Yeoman Bedel in Arts & Medicine (Item 1, 35 leaves), and Yeoman Bedel in Divinity (Item 2, 65 leaves). Both date from about the middle of the 18th century, and contain curious information about the public ceremonies and delegacies of the University, with additions up to 1879, signatures of bedels, fees, accepted Latin names of counties and towns for purposes of the Registers (Item 2, fol. 65v rev.), etc.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1750-1879

Extent

2 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 63, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 63/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18833-18834

Abstract

Two books of miscellaneous notes useful to holders of the offices of Yeoman Bedel in Arts & Medicine, and Yeoman Bedel in Divinity, written in about A.D. 1750-1879.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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, nos. 29160-29161.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Item 1 was presented by mr. H. S. Harper on July 16, 1879, and item 2 probably at the same time by mr. John Haines, respectively the last holders of the two offices.

Physical Facet

On paper; together in a leather box, 6 5/8 × 5 in.

Dimensions

both 6 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.
Title
Two books of miscellaneous notes useful to holders of the offices of Yeoman Bedel in Arts & Medicine, and Yeoman Bedel in Divinity
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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