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Church notes and anecdotes chiefly connected with Gloucester

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MS. Top. Glouc. e. 1

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Church notes and anecdotes chiefly connected with Gloucester, especially old Llantony abbey, but also relating to Bisley (fol. 28v), Cheltenham (fol. 35v), Taynton (fols. 19v, 42), etc. On fol. 39v is a note about the founding of Trinity college, Oxford.

The whole appears to be in the hand of dr. Richard Furney, archdeacon of Gloucester (d. 1753), 1712-1721.

(fols. 49-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1717-1721 by R. Furney

Extent

93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Glouc. e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20102

Abstract

Church notes and anecdotes chiefly connected with Gloucester, written in A.D. 1717-1721 by R. Furney.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Furney (1694-1753) was Archdeacon of Surrey and 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. V, no. 29757.

Custodial History

'E libris Ric Furney.'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at a sale at Gloucester on April 23, 1887 (lot 249), for £3 3s.: at fol. 5 is a letter from W. P. Price, esq., of Tibberton Court, Gloucester, April 29, 1887.

Related Materials

See also MSS. Top. Glouc. b. 1, c. 1-5.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/2 × 5 1/4 in.
Title
Church notes and anecdotes chiefly connected with Gloucester
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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