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The original MS. of Thomas Wright's 'Volume of Vocabularies...'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 3
Held at the Weston Library

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The original MS. from which Thomas Wright's 'Volume of Vocabularies ... of the languages spoken in this island from the tenth century to the fifteenth' was privately printed in 1857: wanting the 7th, 8th, and 9th vocabularies out of sixteen.

The illustrations of the 15th are only represented by a few proof engravings, about which there are some papers of Juliet L. Duelley, etc., 1857, at fol. 184.


  • Creation: written by T. Wright about A.D. 1856


193 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 3, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20151


The original MS. of Thomas Wright's 'Volume of Vocabularies...', written by T. Wright about A.D. 1856.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wright (1810–1877) was a historian and 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. 29785.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by S. G. Perceval, esq., on Feb. 25, 1888.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 3/4 × 8 1/2 in.

The original MS. of Thomas Wright's 'Volume of Vocabularies...'
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom