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Some notes about, and copies of, Oxford and Oxfordshire jeux d'esprit

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 116

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Some notes about, and copies of, Oxford and Oxfordshire jeux d'esprit, etc., chiefly by the rev. Edward Marshall: among them are:
  1. 'A legend of the Illumination' at Oxford, on the occasion of the Queen's Marriage, Feb. 10, 1840, in which C. P. Eden played a part, in verse (fol. 3)
  2. Verses about a lithographed satire on dr. Buckland, depicted as crawling into a cave (fol. 9)
  3. Papers relating to the 'North Aston Theatre' 1776 (fols. 17, 30)
  4. There are also notes about the Islip font now at Middleton Stoney (fol. 7)
  5. The rev. R. G. Macmullen's expenses in 1844 (fol. 13)
  6. Keble's poem on St. John the Baptist (fol. 19, cf. 21)

Dates

  • Written in 1892-1895, chiefly by E. Marshall

Extent

40 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 116, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 116

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19276

Abstract

Some notes about, and copies of, Oxford and Oxfordshire jeux d'esprit

Biographical / Historical

Edward Marshall (1815-1899) was Vicar of Sandford and an antiquary.

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. 31875

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by mr. Marshall in 1892 and later. Fols. 23-38 of this MS. were given in 1896.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 3/4 × 9 7/8 in.
Title
Some notes about, and copies of, Oxford and Oxfordshire jeux d'esprit
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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