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'Fantazies of 4 parts by Mr. Tho. Brewer', six in number: no. 26471 contains the Organ part in folio, no. 26472 the four separate voices' parts. The covers of all the five parts are pieces of parchment deeds: in no. 26471, of a deed appointing (sir Roger North ?) to the lieutenancy of Suffolk (early 17th cent.); in no. 26472 (1) of a lease by sir Henry North to Robert Loker of land at Mildenhall in Suffolk, 1610, (2) of a lease by sir Henry North to Thomas Blackerby of land at Mildenhall, Apr. 7, 1598, (3) of a lease by Charles Somerset to Thomas Viall of the parsonage house, etc. of Wickhambrook in Suffolk, 1569-70, (4) as (1) above, but rather earlier in date.


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 17th cent.


0.22 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Mus. Sch. C. 100a, fols. 1-2]

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MSS. Mus. Sch. C. 100a-b

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20902


'Fantazies of 4 parts by Mr. Tho. Brewer', six in number.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Brewer (1611-c.1660) was a viol player and composer. See the Grove Music Online for further details.

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. 26471-26472

Hake catalogue (c.1855) no. 70

RISM 800271597

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'Fantazies of 4 parts by Mr. Tho. Brewer', six in number
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