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Christ Church miscellaneous papers


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Papers, chiefly old letters, bonds, legal or financial papers, and accounts, many imperfect, relating to the property, buildings, and other affairs of Christ Church, Oxford, written in A.D. 1520-1630.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1520-1630


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 22, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Top. Oxon c. 22-23

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20585


Christ Church miscellaneous papers, written in A.D. 1520-1630.

Biographical / Historical

Christ Church is a College founded in 1546 in Oxford.

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. 30776-30777.

Custodial History

It can hardly be doubted that these papers were given to Anthony Wood out of the Treasury at Christ Church in July and December, 1667.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts came to the Bodleian from the Ashmolean in 1860 (see fols. 41v, 47v of MS. Top. Oxon c. 22, etc.).

Christ Church miscellaneous papers
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom