Three 17th-century recipe books containing medical and culinary recipes, including recipe books of Elizabeth Bertie and Mary Widdrington.
- Creation: 17th century
0.26 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 250, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. hist. c. 250, e. 199; Eng. misc. d. 436-437
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13402
Recipe Books, 17th century
Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Bertie, later wife of the 2nd Baron Widdrington. Mary Widdrington, probably the eldest daughter of the 2nd Baron Widdrington.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39878-81.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The books were bought at Sotheby's in 1939.
- Recipe Books
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2019
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