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Calendars of deeds and transcript of fragmentary medieval exempla by Alexander Hamilton Thompson

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MS. Lat. misc. e. 126
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A 20th century notebook containing calendars and transcripts made by A.H. Thompson:

  1. (fols. 1-11) calendar in English of 15 deeds (in Latin and English), dated 1524-1534, relating to Allington, Lincolnshire.
  2. (fols. 12-14) calendar in English of a bundle of 3 Latin deeds, n.d. (temp. John/Henry III), relating to Allington, Lincolnshire.
  3. (fols. 15-70) transcript in Latin of 11 folios of a fragmentary collection of exempla and similar material. Fols. 1-10 are now MS. Lat. misc. e. 125; fol. 11 is untraced; it contained the end of one exemplum; an exemplum beginning 'Quidam frater inpugnabatur a fornicacione qui veniens in vicum quondam egipti', ending 'et esto solicitus'; and another beginning 'Aliquando ostendit deus quare malis jus permittitur' and ending 'consolacionem scripturarum spem habeamus'.


  • Creation: n.d. [c.1900-1950]


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Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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MS. Lat. misc. e. 126

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21224


Calendars of deeds and transcript of fragmentary medieval exempla by Alexander Hamilton Thompson.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Hamilton Thompson (1873-1952) was a professor of medieval history. For further information see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Bodleian Library (with MS. Lat. misc. e. 125) in 1974 by John Compton Dickinson.

Related Materials

Bodleian: MS. Lat. misc. e. 125 (catalogued in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries).

MS. Lat. misc. e. 125 and MS. Lat. misc. e. 126 previously had the shelfmark Bodleian Borrowings 92/240.

Catalogue of Calendars of Deeds and Transcript of Fragmentary Medieval Exempla by Alexander Hamilton Thompson
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