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Alphabetical index by subjects to a long series of extracts from public records etc., chiefly relating to the duties and office of Heralds, and kindred subjects

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 9

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'A perfect Index or Repertorie unto twenty-five volumes of Manuscript-Bookes, in folio, which were the Collections of Sr William le Neve knt [purchased by sir Edw. Walker and given by him to the Heralds' Office] ... made and composed by me Sr William Dugdale ... mense Iunij Aº 1679', an alphabetical index by subjects to a long series of extracts from public records etc., chiefly relating to the duties and office of Heralds, and kindred subjects. Then follow:
  1. (fol. 27) Extracts relating to the viscount Purbeck (d. 1657) and his wife's son Robert Wright alias Danvers (d. abt. 1675), and his son Robert Danvers (d. 1684), 1627-1677;
  2. (fol. 33) Extracts 'ex quibusdam Collectionibus Iohannis Lelandi penès Henricum St. George equitem ... 1677', and 'ex Collectionibus Ioannis Rowse de antiquitate Oxonij et Academia', etc.; all chiefly on English antiquities.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1677-1679 by sir W. Dugdale

Extent

45 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20146

Overview

Alphabetical index by subjects to a long series of extracts from public records etc., chiefly relating to the duties and office of Heralds, and kindred subjects, written about A.D. 1677-1679 by sir W. Dugdale.

Biographical / Historical

Sir William Dugdale (1605–1686) was an antiquary and herald.

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. 29780.

Custodial History

Owned by 'Tho. Skeffington' in the 18th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Gibson-Craig sale, March 28, 1888 (lot 1738), for 16s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 3/4 × 9 3/4 in.
Title
Alphabetical index by subjects to a long series of extracts from public records etc., chiefly relating to the duties and office of Heralds, and kindred subjects
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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