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Collections and notes by Bishop William Nicolson


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Collections and notes by bp. William Nicolson (d. 1727).


  • Creation: Written about 1690-1720 by bp. W. Nicolson


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. gen. c. 27/1, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Top. gen. c. 27/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19972


Collections and notes by Bishop William Nicolson (d. 1727)

Biographical / Historical

William Nicolson (1655-1727) was Bishop of Derry and an antiquary.

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. VI, nos. 35199-35200.

Custodial History

Once Phillipps MSS. 11630-1, and acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps about 1844. Offered for sale at the Phillipps sale, June, 1893 (lot 584).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at the Phillipps sale on June 8, 1910 (lot 606).

Collections and notes by Bishop William Nicolson (d. 1727)
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom