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Recipe Books

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Three 17th-century recipe books containing medical and culinary recipes, including recipe books of Elizabeth Bertie and Mary Widdrington.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

0.26 Linear metres (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 250, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 250, e. 199; Eng. misc. d. 436-437

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13402

Abstract

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The books were bought at Sotheby's in 1939.
Title
Recipe Books
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom