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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
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Anonymous life of Dom Louis de Lauzeray (d. 1658)

Anonymous life of Dom Louis de Lauzeray (d. 1658), early 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. French e. 35
Extents: 113 Leaves
Dates: early 18th cent.
Collection

Archive of Mark Pattison

Archive of Mark Pattison (1813-1884).
Extents: 6.93 Linear metres (63 boxes)
Dates: 1763-1892
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Aubrey Manuscripts

Aubrey Manuscripts
Extents: 2.64 Linear metres (24 boxes)
Dates: 15th-18th century
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Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny

Biography of Charles Townsend, poet (1789-1870), by William Twopeny
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 916
Extents: 128 pages
Dates: c. 1789-1870
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Catalogue by John Brand, begun 30 May 1792, of engraved portraits, illustrating his copy of James Granger's Biographical History

Catalogue by John Brand, begun 30 May 1792, of engraved portraits, illustrating his copy of James Granger's Biographical History
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 485
Extents: 50 Leaves
Dates: 1790-1792
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Copies of 'Patents and constitutions', commissions, letters patent and appointments to offices, mainly relating to the Customs and Excise, 1665-1711

Copies of 'Patents and constitutions', commissions, letters patent and appointments to offices, mainly relating to the Customs and Excise, 1665-1711.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. b. 203
Extents: 464 pages
Dates: 1665-1711
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The history of the life and death of John Witcliff, S.T.P . . ., with an account of his writings and opinions, collected from original MSS. and records

'The history of the life and death of John Witcliff, S.T.P . . ., with an account of his writings and opinions, collected from original MSS. and records,' written by J. Lewis in A.D. 1741.
Shelfmark: MS. Rawl. C. 979
Extents: 164 Leaves
Dates: written by J. Lewis in A.D. 1741
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The history of the life of the right reverend Reginald Pecock, S.T.P., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph and Chichester in the reign of K. Henry the VIth, being a sequel of the history of the life of Dr. John Wiclif etc.

The history of the life of the right reverend Reginald Pecock, S.T.P., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph and Chichester in the reign of K. Henry the VIth, being a sequel of the history of the life of Dr. John Wiclif [etc.]; written in the year 1725, and reviewed by John Lewis.
Shelfmark: MS. Rawl. C. 413
Extents: 205 Leaves
Dates: written in 1725 by J. Lewis
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Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds, 1840), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley

Holograph copy of William Smyth Memoir of Mr. Sheridan (Leeds), dedicated to Miss Cotton of Madingley
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 798
Extents: 194.0 pages
Dates: 1840
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The life of George Hickes, by John Lewis, with copies of related papers

The life of George Hickes, by John Lewis, with copies of related papers, 1744-5.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 273
Extents: 206 Leaves
Dates: 1744-1745.
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Life of Luther in Danish, part 2

Life of Luther in Danish, part 2, written in the 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 174
Extents: 522 pages
Dates: written in the 18th century
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Lives of members of the Florentine family of Strozzi by Lorenzo Strozzi

Lives of members of the Florentine family of Strozzi by Lorenzo Strozzi.
Shelfmark: MS. Ital. c. 22
Extents: 102 Leaves
Dates: 18th century
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Lives of the Popes from St. Peter to Innocent XI by Pietro de Sebastiani

Lives of the Popes from St. Peter to Innocent XI by Pietro de Sebastiani.
Shelfmark: MS. Ital. d. 11
Extents: 130 Leaves
Dates: late 17th-early 18th century
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Memoirs of [eighteen] celebrated professors of the belles Letters in the Academy of Inscriptions etc. at Paris

Memoirs of [eighteen] celebrated professors of the belles Letters in the Academy of Inscriptions etc. at Paris, written in A.D. 1757 by R. Gough.
Shelfmark: MS. Add. A. 372
Extents: 148 pages
Dates: written in A.D. 1757 by R. Gough
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Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English

Miscellaneous 'Scraps' in English
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. b. 4
Extents: 64 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 16th-19th century
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Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist

Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist, written in A.D. 1785.
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon c. 33
Extents: 55 Leaves
Dates: written in A.D. 1785
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Papers of the Codrington Family

Microfilm copies of papers relating to West Indian estates, Antigua and Barbuda, 1700-1869.
Extents: 15 items
Dates: 1700-1869
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'Seldeniana', collected by dr. David Wilkins

'Seldeniana', collected by dr. David Wilkins, written in about 1720-1724 by D. Wilkins.
Shelfmark: MS. Bodl. 1022
Extents: 102 Leaves
Dates: written in about 1720-1724 by D. Wilkins
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Volume containing biographies and engraved portraits of all the members of the college of cardinals in 1729, with annotations to 1743

Volume containing biographies and engraved portraits of all the members of the college of cardinals in 1729, with annotations to 1743.
Shelfmark: MS. French c. 36
Extents: 174 Leaves
Dates: 1729-1743

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Lewis | John | 1675-1747 | Antiquary 2
Aubrey | John | 1626-1697 | antiquary, topographer 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bradley | Meta | fl 1879-1884 1
Brand | John | 1744-1806 | Antiquary and Historian 1
Codrington | family | 1700-1869 | baronets | Antigua and Barbuda 1
Godwin | Mary Jane | 1768-1841 | formerly Clairmont | nee de Vial | translator and bookseller 1
Godwin | William | 1756-1836 | philosopher and novelist 1
Godwin | family 1
Gough | Richard | 1735-1809 | antiquary 1
Huet | Pierre Daniel | 1630-1721 | French Bishop of Avranches, scholar 1
Johnson | Jane | 1798-1884 | nee Cleveland | x Williams | x Hogg 1
Jónsson | Eyjólfur | 1670-1745 | priest and chronicler 1
Lauzeray | Louis | de | d. 1658 | priest 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Luther | Martin | 1483-1546 | theologist and reformer 1
Pattison | Emilia Frances | 1840-1904 1
Pattison | Mark | 1720-1797 1
Pattison | Mark | 1813-1884 | Rector of Lincoln College Oxford and Biographer 1
Pecock | Reginald | c.1392-c.1459 | bishop of Chichester and religious author 1