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A notebook of two successive Registrars of the University of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 9

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A notebook of two successive Registrars of the University of Oxford, Henry Fisher (appointed in 1737) and Samuel Forster (appointed in 1761), containing:
  1. (fol. 2, etc.) lists of the mayor and chief citizens of Oxford who made the accustomed offering in St. Mary's Church on St. Scholastica's day (Feb. 10), and of the mayor and citizens who took an oath by custom at the same church on Sept. 30, for 1737-74;
  2. (fol. 3, etc.) notes of special dispensations for degrees, 1681-97, viewed as precedents;
  3. (fol. 122 rev., etc.) lists of determinant bachelors and incipient masters, etc., 1737-74.
The lists were compiled with a view to taking the proper fees, of which there are tables.

Dates

  • written in 1737-1774 by H. Fisher and S. Forster

Extent

123 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon d. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon d. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19022

Abstract

A notebook of two successive Registrars of the University of Oxford, written in 1737-1774 by H. Fisher and S. Forster.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Fisher (fl. 1737) and Samuel Forster (fl. 1761) were Registrars of the University of Oxford.

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. 29299.

Custodial History

This no doubt belonged to the rev. John Gutch who succeeded Forster (see above) in 1797.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by the executors of miss Gutch in 1883.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/2 × 7 3/8 in.
Title
A notebook of two successive Registrars of the University of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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