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A copy of Anthony Wood's notes about Dorchester abbey church

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MS. Top. Oxon e. 3

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A copy of Anthony Wood's notes about Dorchester abbey church (in Oxfordshire), with detailed account of arms and monuments there. Wood's original notes, made in 1657, are in MSS. Wood B. 15 and E. 1: this copy is from the latter source, and includes -- Winchell's notes taken in 1622, which are bound in Wood E. 1.

The volume is interleaved with blotting-paper.

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 18th century

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

In English.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon e. 3, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon e. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20547

Overview

A copy of Anthony Wood's notes about Dorchester abbey church

Biographical / Historical

Anthony Wood (1632-1695) was an 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. 30793

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 6 5/8 in.
Title
A copy of Anthony Wood's notes about Dorchester abbey church
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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