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'MS. Scraps', relating to London

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MS. Top. London c. 4
Held at the Weston Library

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'MS. Scraps', relating to London, among which are:

  1. Fol. 1. Parts of two leaves of a rental of houses in London belonging to Westminster abbey, 1429, in Latin, from the binding of H. 4. 18 Art. in the Bodleian, see no. 30736
  2. Fol. 3. Two leaves of the king's accounts, chiefly for ironwork at Westminster, apparently of Henry viii's time: the 'qwhyenes' chamber is also mentioned
  3. Fol. 5. Papers relating to the assessment for and supply of public lamps in the ward of Portsoken, 1736-8
  4. Fol. 21. A few historical notes about Westminster abbey


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


28 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. London c. 4, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. London c. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20502


'MS. Scraps', relating to London

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. 30733

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment


14 1/4 × 9 3/8 in.

'MS. Scraps', relating to London
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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