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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

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

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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