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A short account of ancient history

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MS. Add. B. 95

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A short account of ancient history, sacred and profane, to about A.D.500, compiled by 'Tho: Delafield, 1744': pp. 263-374 are blank. The first section is 'Of the Antiquity of the World.'


  • Written in A.D. 1744 by T. Delafield


390 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 95, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Add. B. 95

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20228


A short account of ancient history

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Delafield (d. 1755) was an Oxfordshire 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. 30223

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This may have come in 1809 (as part of the Gough collection). Referenced in 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.
A short account of ancient history
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

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