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Catalogue of a library believed to be that of Browne Willis, written about A.D. 1710-1720.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 2
Extents: 87 Leaves
Dates: written about A.D. 1710-1720
A copy of [S. M. Leake] Nummi Britannici historia (London, 1726), interleaved, with manuscript notes, mainly by Browne Willis.
Shelfmark: MS. Willis 113
Extents: 164 Leaves
A copy of the printed edition of Browne Willis's History of the Mitred Parliamentary Abbies
Shelfmark: MS. Willis 111*
Extents: 1 item
Correspondence and papers of George Grenville relating to the holding of the assizes at Buckingham or Aylesbury
Correspondence and papers of George Grenville relating to the holding of the assizes at Buckingham or Aylesbury, 1747.
Shelfmark: MS. Willis 114
Extents: 38 Leaves
Guard-book of miscellaneous papers, mainly topographical, 17th-19th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. b. 51
Extents: 43 Leaves
Dates: 17th-19th century
A list of Sheriffs of English and Welsh counties from the earliest times to 1752, continued to 1757
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 35
Extents: 213 Leaves
Dates: Written in about 1752-1757 etc.
Lists of chancellors of English dioceses, with related notes and correspondence, collected by A. C. Ducarel, c.1754-1766.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. eccles. c. 11
Extents: 54 Leaves
Papers and letters relating to and supplementing bp. Robert Keith's Bishops of Scotland to 1688, written in about 1755-1760
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 185
Extents: 29 Leaves
Dates: written in about 1755-1760
Some Observations on Mr Wise's Letter to Dr Mead concerning the White Horse in Berkshire, written in A.D. 1740.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Berks d. 3
Extents: 160 pages
Dates: written in A.D. 1740
A transcript of the first three volumes and the first part of the fourth, of John Leland's Itinerary
A transcript of the first three volumes and the first part of the fourth, of John Leland's Itinerary, written in A.D. 1704 by B. Willis.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. gen. c. 5
Extents: 534 pages
Dates: written in A.D. 1704 by B. Willis
Ten manuscripts collected by Browne Willis, 14th-18th century.
Extents: 1.10 Linear metres (10 boxes)
Dates: 14th-18th century
Willis's manuscript collections are chiefly the materials from which were published his Survey of the Cathedrals in England and Wales (except Canterbury, Exeter, Norwich, Salisbury and Wells, which although never printed are as well represented in the manuscripts as the others), 1717-1730; his Parochiale Anglicanum, 1733; his Notitia Parliamentaria, 1716-1750; and his History of the Town,…
Extents: 112 shelfmarks
Dates: 16th-18th cent.
- Indexed subjects
- Antiquarians 7
- 17th century 3
- Correspondence 3
- 16th century 2
- Buckingham (England) 2
- Buckinghamshire (England) 2
- 19th century 1
- Authors 1
- Aylesbury (England) 1
- Berkshire (England) 1
- Bishops 1
- Cathedrals 1
- Church of England -- Clergy 1
- Courts 1
- Great Britain -- Politics and government 1
- Great Britain -- History 1
- Great Britain -- Topography 1
- Historians 1
- Library catalogs 1
- Numismatics 1
- Indexed names
- Bawdler | Thomas | fl. 1755-1760 1
- Ducarel | Andrew Coltee | 1713-1785 | Antiquary 1
- Forbes | Robert | bap.1708-1775 | Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness 1
- Grenville | George | 1712-1770 | prime minister 1
- Leake | Stephen Martin | 1702-1773 | herald and numismatist 1
- Leland | John | c 1506-1552 | Antiquary 1
- North | George | 1710-1772 | Numismatist and antiquary 1
- Wise | Francis | 1695-1767 | librarian and antiquary 1
- French 1
- Latin 3