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Customs of the manor and lands belonging to the bishopric of Winchester

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MS. Top. Hants c. 1

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'Custumarium omnium maneriorum et terrarum Episcopatui Wintoniensi pertinentium, collectum ... ex mandato Caroli Mountagu militis seneschalli episcopatus predicti in anno Domini 1617, et postea revisum ... 1644', with a table of contents. The table shows that a few supplementary papers are now wanting.

There are official notes that the volume was produced in two Chancery suits in 1752 and 1803.

Dates

  • written chiefly in A.D. 1644

Extent

248 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Hants c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20300

Overview

Customs of the manor and lands belonging to the bishopric of Winchester, written chiefly in A.D. 1644.

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. 29865.

Custodial History

The name of 'Frances Morley, of Farnham Castle', shows that the volume was there in bp. Morley's time, 1662-1684.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from W. George's Sons (catal. 141, no. 283) on July 7, 1888, for £4 4s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 8 5/8 in.
Title
Customs of the manor and lands belonging to the bishopric of Winchester
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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