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'Expenses for 18 yeares ended at Mychaelmas 1618...'

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 6
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'Expenses for 18 yeares ended at Mychaelmas 1618...', the private account book of John Smyth of Nibley, best known for his Relation of the Lives of the Lord Berkeleys. He was steward of the manor of Berkeley. On May 3, 1613, he contributed 22s. 'for the new buildinge the Schooles in Oxford.'


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1601-1618 by J. Smyth


139 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 6, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20107


'Expenses for 18 yeares ended at Mychaelmas 1618...'

Biographical / Historical

John Smyth of Nibley (fl. 1601-1618).

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. 30046

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Nassau Lees sale (lot 72), on July 30, 1889, for £5 15s.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, red morocco, with gold ornament by Zaehnsdorf


8 5/8 × 6 7/8 in.

'Expenses for 18 yeares ended at Mychaelmas 1618...'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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