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A miscellaneous collection of papers, chiefly copies or drafts of deeds relating to the University or Colleges of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 39

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A miscellaneous collection of papers, chiefly copies or drafts of deeds relating to the University or Colleges of Oxford. The institutions affected are:
  1. Balliol. (Case, draft bill and petition about tithes of St. Lawrence, Old Jewry, London, 1681-95, foll. 10, 2, 8: draft articles of agreement about Uffton, co. Warwick, 1696/7, fol. 9: artt. of agreement and indentures about a tenement in St. Mary Magd. parish, Oxford, 1686-99 (one on parchment), fol. 11, and 1708, fol. 66.)
  2. Lincoln. (Draft indenture etc. about rents from Little Dean, co. Gloucester, 1687-1687/8, foll. 34, 21: Draft indenture etc. about Twyford, 1686, fol. 24: Draft indenture etc. about dr. Thomas Marshall's estate, 1686, fol. 31: Cases about land at Botley, co. Berks, 1682, fol. 36, cf. fols. 47, 72: cancelled wills of Fitzherbert Adams, 1682 & (torn) 1703, fols. 46, 45: a rentcharge, 1690, foll. 49, 53: courtroll of Chalgrove, 1709 (on parchment) fol. 61: case of Rich. Chalfont's fellowship, 1635, fol. 74.)
  3. Corpus Christi. (A sub-lease, 1697, fol. 55: lease of Rewley mead, 1704, fol. 62: case about scholarships, 1674, fol. 69.)
  4. New college. (Case and opinion about allowances, 1710, fol. 56.)
  5. University college. (Brief in the matter of Thomas Cockman's election as master, 1723, fol. 91.)
  6. The University. (A matter of precedence, 1612, fol. 58: resignation of a Clerk of the University, 1725, fol. 59: Clarendon's allegation against Antony Wood Feb. 10. 1692/8, fol. 67: Order to arrest Wood, Dec. 9, 1692, in English, fol. 70.)
  7. At fols. 64, 76, 95, are some miscellaneous papers, among which are a transfer of a mortgage of sir William Lowther, July 1718 (fol. 76), the charter of Winchilsea, 1695 (fol. 85), 15th cent. parchment copy of a Latin inquisition after the death of Margaret, wife of Philip Seynclere, Dec. 19, 1399 (fol. 86)
  8. Contemporary parchment copy of a Latin final concord about the manors of Driby and Tumby co. Lincoln, 1280 (fol. 87)
  9. Similar copy of a Latin concord about the manors of Penshurst, Northpark, etc., 1356 (fol. 88)
  10. Notes about the printing of Bibles in England, about 1670-80 (fol. 89)
  11. A copy of a Message from Charles II to gen. Monk and others, Nov. 29, 1659 (fol. 98)

Dates

  • Written in the 13th-18th century

Extent

105 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon b. 39, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon b. 39

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19273

Abstract

A miscellaneous collection of papers, chiefly copies or drafts of deeds relating to the University or Colleges of Oxford

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. 31870

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. at Sotheby's sale of Dec. 3, 1895 (lot 296).

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment

Dimensions

16 3/4 × 13 3/8 in.
Title
A miscellaneous collection of papers, chiefly copies or drafts of deeds relating to the University or Colleges of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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