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A commonplace book chiefly of derivations of Latin words

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MS. Auct. V. 1. subtus 1

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A commonplace book chiefly of derivations of Latin words: beg. 'Anglia Bρϵτταννια dict: ab angulo quod in orbis angulo sita sit, uel ab angelo quod ejus incolæ jllustres sunt et speciosi vt angeli.'

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 17th century

Extent

185 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Auct. V. 1. subtus 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20340

Abstract

A commonplace book chiefly of derivations of Latin words

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 30344

Custodial History

Owned by John King 'ex dono Henrici King' (early 18th cent.): the binding, of about that date, bears the royal arms between I and K.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'MS. 153', see no. 30346. Referenced about 1870 (?).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 × 4 7/8 in.
Title
A commonplace book chiefly of derivations of Latin words
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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