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An explanation of difficult words in Domesday

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MS. Top. gen. c. 22
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An explanation of difficult words in Domesday, in Latin: followed by (fol. 40) a list of 'Castra de nouo edificata uel reparata tempore regis Willelmi Conquestoris', and a few similar compilations from Domesday, etc. A letter from Edw. J. L. Scott of the British Museum, 12 Jan. 1890, is at fol. 1a.


  • Creation: Written late in the 16th century


63 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. c. 22, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. gen. c. 22

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18949


An explanation of difficult words in Domesday

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. VI, no. 31129

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought by the Bodleian 13 Jan. 1891 ... from C. Golding.'

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/8 × 9 1/8 in.

An explanation of difficult words in Domesday
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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