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The ledger of -- Amcotts, wine and fish merchant of London

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MS. Add. D. 83

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The ledger of -- Amcotts, wine and fish merchant of London, from June 26, 1557, to November, 1564. The name of 'Frauncys Bodley' occurs on fol. 76v, apparently on Nov. 24, 1564.

A large number of theological extracts and notes are copied out in an early 17th century hand on the vacant spaces of some pages, such as bp. G. Downame's treatise on the pope as antichrist (printed in 1603).

Dates

  • written chiefly in 1557-1565 by -- Amcotts

Extent

101 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 83, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. D. 83

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19002

Overview

The ledger of -- Amcotts, wine and fish merchant of London, written chiefly in 1557-1565.

Biographical / Historical

-- Amcotts (fl. 1557-1565) was a wine and fish merchant of London.

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, no. 29282.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from James Coleman, bookseller, on Jan. 3, 1883, for £3 3s.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, stamped leather with elaborate bands and thong with buckle

Dimensions

14 7/8 × 11 in.
Title
The ledger of -- Amcotts, wine and fish merchant of London
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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