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The Assise of Bread in the Oxford market

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MS. Top. Oxon f. 18
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The Assise of Bread in the Oxford market, as fixed by the Vicechancellor, 31 Aug. 1692-24 Aug. 1700, with lists of the bakers selling in the market and autograph signatures of Vice-chancellors. This appears to have belonged to, and been written by, Benjamin Cooper, clerk of the market.


  • Creation: Written in 1692-1700 by B. Cooper


198 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon f. 18, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon f. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19165


The Assise of Bread in the Oxford market

Biographical / Historical

Benjamin Cooper (fl. 1692-1700) was clerk of the market.

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. 31592

Custodial History

Owned by 'John M. Davenport'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by T. Davenport, esq., in Nov. 1893.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 3/8 × 4 3/8 in.

The Assise of Bread in the Oxford market
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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