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Slips of paper, mounted in a volume

 Single Item
MS. Top. Norfolk c. 1
Held at the Weston Library

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Slips of paper, mounted in a volume, containing notes and extracts from records relating to places and families in Norfolk, in an alphabetical series. The writer of almost all was undoubtedly Peter Le Neve (d. 1729):

  1. There are some pedigrees and a large number of notes referring to Felbrigg and the Wyndham family (fols. 54, 76, etc.)
  2. There are a few Wyndham letters, as at fols. 105, 127, 129, 142
  3. At fol. 143 is a bond of Thomas Knyvett for £500 to Thomas Wyndham, May 4, 1575, on parchment
  4. At fol. 147 a court roll of Felbrigg manor of Feb. 24, 1601 (?), also on parchment


  • Creation: Written in the first quarter of the 18th century by P. Le Neve


227 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Top. Norfolk c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20510


Slips of paper, mounted in a volume

Biographical / Historical

Peter Le Neve (1661-1729) was a herald and 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. 30744

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 10 7/8 in.

Slips of paper, mounted in a volume
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom