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A pedigree from William the Conqueror to Edward III

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 29 (R)
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A pedigree from William the Conqueror to Edward III, and thence chiefly through female lines and the families of Bourchier (15th cent.), Stanhope and Seymour (16th cent.), Knightley (16th-17th cent.), Holled (17th cent.), and Smith of Leire (18th cent.) to the family of the Rev. Richard Coxe (d. 1819) and his descendants, among whom was the Rev. Henry Octavius Coxe, librarian of the Bodleian (d. 1881).


  • Creation: Written in about 1857


1 roll

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 29, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 29 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19410


A pedigree from William the Conqueror to Edward III

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, no. 32548

Custodial History

In the Phillipps library no. 31151.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lot 896 in the Phillipps sale of June 10, 1898, when it was bought by the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

On paper


A roll 7 ft. 6 1/3 in. in length, and 2 ft. 8 5/8 in. at its widest part, in a cloth box 2 1/4 in. squ. × 12 1/2 in.

A pedigree from William the Conqueror to Edward III
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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