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Brewster Manuscripts


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Miscellaneous manuscripts collected by Brewster.


  • Creation: 11th-17th century


0.66 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 263; Bodl. 120, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Add. C. 263; Bodl. 120, 184, 191, 577, 656

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13945


Miscellaneous manuscripts collected by William Brewster, 11th-17th century.

Biographical / Historical

William Brewster, MD, was of St. John's College, Oxford, and of Hereford.

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, nos. 27641-27646.

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Add. C., MSS. Bodl..

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were presented to the Library by William Brewster in 1715.

Brewster Manuscripts
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom