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Perrott Manuscripts


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Manuscripts of Thomas Perrott, including:

  1. 'The letters of Sr John Perrott, Lord Deputy of Ireland, to the Queene and her cheife Ministers of state,' 11 July 1584-26 May 1586, on Irish public affairs
  2. Copies of manuscripts relating to French and English history


  • Creation: 16th-17th century


0.99 Linear metres (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Perrott 1, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Perrott 1-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13323


Perrott Manuscripts

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Perrott, of St. John's College, Oxford (matriculated 15 February 1710, BCL 1716, DCL 1721).

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. III, nos. 9766-9774.

Custodial History

The nine manuscripts were at one point in twenty-six parts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The nine manuscripts were presented to the Library by Perrott in 1727.

Perrott Manuscripts
Collection Level Description by; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom