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Miscellaneous legal and literary papers

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MS. Top. Norfolk b. 2

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Miscellaneous legal and literary papers (indentures, copies of wills, depositions, etc.) connected with the county of Norfolk, 1588-abt. 1770: among which are:
  1. Fol. 4. Copies of the Will of Augustine Skottowe Apr. 4, 1636, of Mary Skottowe his widow, Aug. 12, 1636, with codicils, etc. (fol. 9), of Mary Berney, Sept. 16, 1640 (original, but imperfect: fol. 16), of Anthony Mingay, March 23, 1648/9 (original: fol. 33, cf. no. 30745, fol. 97), of sir Joseph Paine, Jan. 3, 1666/7, (original: fol. 36, cf. 35, 40, 43, etc.), all of Norwich
  2. Fol. 55. A (16th cent.) certified copy of letters patent granting the manor of Guist ('Gayst') to sir Robert Townsend, Dec. 13, 1544
  3. Fol. 62. A Court Roll of the manor of Oulton or Olton in Warwickshire, Nov. 7, 1704
  4. Fol. 68. Various depositions, chiefly connected with the Yelverton family, 1598, etc., and partly written over with Norfolk notes
  5. Fol. 171. The original MS. of part of the rev. Charles Parkin's continuation of Blomefield's History of Norfolk, corresponding to pp. 463-521 of vol. vi (Lond. 1807), and written about 1760 (?)
  6. Fol. 200. Nearly the whole of the MS. of John Ives' Remarks upon Garianonum, i.e. Burgh Castle and village in Suffolk (Lond., 1774), partly the author's autograph

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1588-about 1770

Extent

215 Leaves

Language of Materials

In English and Latin

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Norfolk b. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20507

Overview

Miscellaneous legal and literary papers

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. 30741

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 1/2 × 14 in.
Title
Miscellaneous legal and literary papers
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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