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Miscellaneous original papers, chiefly agreements and other legal documents (some with seals), with a few letters, relating to the county and city of Oxford, 1553-1807: arranged chronologically (1553-1690 and 1692-1807). There are many papers about Kidlington and about the Heywood family: and also the Wright family of Oxford.


  • Creation: Written in 1553-1807


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. 113, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 113-114

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19825


Miscellaneous original papers

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 31872-31873.

Custodial History

In the Phillipps sale, Mar. 23, 1895: once MS. Phillipps 16043.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Quaritch, March 1895.

Physical Facet

On paper and parchment


13 1/2 × 10 in.

Miscellaneous original papers
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom