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Manuscripts chiefly by Browne Willis

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MS. Tanner 468
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Two manuscripts chiefly by Browne Willis:

  1. (fol. 1). 'Catalogus decanorum et canonicorum Collegij de Windsor, per Thomam Frith ...', copied from a Barlow MS., Jun 1694. Pages or cols. 335-361 of a larger volume.
  2. (fol. 11). Notes by Browne Willis correcting and adding to the 1716 ed. of Le Neve's Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, and including four letters to Tanner, 28 Apr 1715, 1 Feb 1722, 12 Jul 1722 (?), and one undated.


  • Creation: 1694, c. 1710-1720


41 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Tanner 468, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Tanner 468

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21128


Manuscripts chiefly by Browne Willis, 1694, c. 1710-1720.

Biographical / Historical

Browne Willis (1682–1760) was 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. III, no. 10301.

Custodial History

'Thom. Tanner' on fol. 1.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

By his will Tanner's manuscripts passed to the Library, and were received in 1736, about three months after his death.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 9 in.

Manuscripts chiefly by Browne Willis
EAD version 2021 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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