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Miscellaneous Norfolk papers

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MS. Top. Norfolk c. 2
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Miscellaneous Norfolk papers, partly Norwich city records, among which are:

  1. Fol. 2. A pollbook of Norwich city, 1768
  2. Fol. 25. A contemporary copy of a speech in the House of Commons on occasion of a petition to the House against the grant to the earl of Portland of the Lordships of Denbigh, Bromfield, and Yale, 1696 or 1697
  3. Fol. 33. A chronicle of King's Lynn, 1477-1542, written in 1538-42, chiefly narrating public events in England
  4. Fol. 41. Papers about a conventicle at Twyford, 1670
  5. Fols. 46, 93. 'Informations concerning Richard White and John Hyde', sheriff's officers at Norwich (?), 1671
  6. Fol. 54. The resignation by Richard Wells of the rectory of Martlesham in Suffolk, March 6, 1638/9
  7. Fol. 59. A letter from John Selot to his patroness Elizabeth Clere about the advowson of Filby, quoting a fine of 1388-9, and written about 1456
  8. Fol. 60. Drafts of two petitions from the inhabitants of Oxnead, 16th cent.
  9. Fol. 63. Part of an original Sessions register of Norwich, 1634-42
  10. Fol. 101. The original Wills of Robert Hobart, July 4, 1650, with other Hobart papers, 1606-50


  • Creation: Written in the 15th-18th century


130 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Top. Norfolk c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20511


Miscellaneous Norfolk papers, partly Norwich city records

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. 30745

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/4 × 10 1/8 in.

Miscellaneous Norfolk papers, partly Norwich city records
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom