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'17th century. Welsh poems by various authors...'

'17th century. Welsh poems by various authors...'
Shelfmark: MS. Welsh e. 4
Extents: 114 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 17th and 18th century
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'18th century. Welsh poems by a great variety of authors in various hands...'

'18th century. Welsh poems by a great variety of authors in various hands...'
Shelfmark: MS. Welsh f. 5
Extents: 210 Leaves
Dates: Written by different hands in the 18th century
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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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Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot

Agreement between Alexander Pope and Bernard Lintot, 23 March 1714.
Shelfmark: MS. Don. a. 6
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 23 March 1714-1720
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Archive of Geoffrey Tillotson

Archive of Geoffrey Tillotson
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Dates: 1935-1964
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Archive of John Everett Butt

Correspondence and notes of John Everett Butt, 1932-64.
Extents: 0.75 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1932-64
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Archive of the Noel, Byron and Lovelace Families

Papers of Annabella, Lady Byron (1792-1860), including papers of her parents, Sir Ralph and Judith Milbanke (later Noel), papers of her daughter, Ada Byron (later Lady Lovelace), and her grand-children, Ralph King (2nd Earl of Lovelace) and Anne Blunt.
Extents: 50.6 Linear metres (460 Shelfmarks)
Dates: 1669-1930
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'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'

'Archæologia Cornu = Britannica'
Shelfmark: MS. Cornish c. 1
Extents: 370 Leaves
Dates: Written in the first half of the 18th century
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The 'argumentum' and 'interpretatio' of Ovid's Ibis and Fasti

The 'argumentum' and 'interpretatio' of Ovid's Ibis and Fasti, completed 22 Oct. 1744.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. class. e. 21
Extents: 66 Leaves
Dates: 1744
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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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Boreal Manuscripts

A collection of 153 Scandinavian manuscripts.
Extents: 16.94 Linear metres (154 boxes)
Dates: 16th-19th century
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'Cerddwriaeth. Cerdd Dafawd.'

'Cerddwriaeth. Cerdd Dafawd.'
Shelfmark: MS. Welsh f. 7
Extents: 22 Leaves
Dates: Written in the 18th century
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Collection by William Parry, Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford

Collection by William Parry, Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. f. 13
Extents: 196 Leaves
Dates: 1713-1728
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Collection, copied c.1735, of satires, occasional verse and prose

Collection, copied c.1735, of satires, occasional verse and prose.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. f. 12
Extents: 168 pages
Dates: c.1735
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Collection of classical and contemporary Latin verse

Collection of classical and contemporary Latin verse, 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Lat. misc. e. 96
Extents: 174 pages
Dates: 18th century
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Collection of English and Latin verse, riddles and epitaphs in the hand of William Parry

Collection of English and Latin verse, riddles and epitaphs in the hand of William Parry
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 183
Extents: 83 Leaves
Dates: Begun 1741
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Collection of fables, epigrams, satires and topical verse entitled 'Lusus seniles or trifles to kill time'

Collection of fables, epigrams, satires and topical verse entitled 'Lusus seniles or trifles to kill time'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. d. 47
Extents: 180 Leaves
Dates: Mid-18th century
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'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV'

'A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Poems. Dublin, James Freeman, scrip. M, DCC, LXXXV'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 22
Extents: 228 pages
Dates: Written in A.D. 1785 by J. Freeman in shorthand
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A collection of jokes, riddles and verse entitled 'The Young Men and Maids Merry Companion' by Thomas Chapman

A collection of jokes, riddles and verse entitled 'The Young Men and Maids Merry Companion' by Thomas Chapman.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7018
Extents: 182 Leaves
Dates: 1766
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Collection of religious and didactic verse and prose, mainly copied from printed works

Collection of religious and didactic verse and prose, mainly copied from printed works, 18th century.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. poet. e. 47
Extents: 151 pages
Dates: 18th century

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18th century 113
Poetry 56
19th century 38
Literature 30
17th century 26
20th century 20
Poets 20
Letters 15
Latin poetry 10
16th century 9
Welsh poetry 8
English poetry 6
English poetry -- 18th century 6
Poetry -- 18th century 6
Poetry, English -- 18th century 5
Correspondence 4
Diaries -- 18th century 4
Drama 4
Latin literature 4
Oxford (England) 4
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University of Oxford 4
Authors 3
Ballads 3
English literature 3
Greek literature 3
Law 3
Manuscripts 3
Philosophy 3
Poems 3
Poets -- 18th century 3
Political satire 3
Authors, Classical 2
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms 2
Classical literature 2
English literature -- 18th century 2
Essays 2
France 2
Literature -- Translations 2
London (England) 2
Manuscripts, Latin 2
Medicine 2
Playwriting -- Drama 2
Poetry -- 19th century 2
Poetry, English 2
Poetry, Greek 2
Poetry, Italian 2
Poets -- 19th century 2
Politicians 2
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Religious literature, English 2
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Biography -- 18th century 1
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Diaries -- 17th century 1
Diaries -- 19th century 1
Dissenters 1
Dorset (England) 1
Drama -- 18th century 1
Durham (England: County) 1
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English literature -- 17th century 1
English literature -- 19th century 1
Essex (England) 1
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Golf 1
Great Britain -- Army 1
Great Britain -- History 1
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 1
Great Britain -- Political and Government -- 17th century 1
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Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century 1
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Heraldry 1
Hymns 1
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Indexed names
Southey | Robert | 1774-1843 | poet, journalist, and biographer 4
Cowper | William | 1731-1800 | poet 3
Crabbe | George | 1754-1832 | Poet 3
Hayley | William | 1745-1820 | Poet 3
Addison | Joseph | 1672-1719 | poet and statesman 2
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 2
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | prime minister and author 2
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | Philosopher 2
Madan | Judith | 1702-1781 | Poet 2
Mason | William | 1724-1797 | poet 2
Ovidius Naso | Publius | 43 BC-AD 17 | Roman poet 2
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet 2
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | poet 2
Shelley | Mary Wollstonecraft | 1797-1851 | née Godwin | writer 2
Shelley | Percy Bysshe | 1792-1822 | poet 2
Shelley | Sir | Percy Florence | 1819-1889 | 3rd Baronet 2
Taylor | Sir | Henry | 1800-1886 | Knight Author 2
Warton | Joseph | 1722-1800 | Critic 2
Adimari | Lodovico | 1644-1708 | poet 1
Albert | 1819-1861 | Prince Consort of Queen Victoria 1
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Aldrich | Henry | fl 1685-1710 | sub-dean and dean of Christ Church 1
Allan | George | 1736-1880 | antiquary and topographer 1
Amherst | Elizabeth | c.1716-1779 | poet and amateur naturalist 1
Atterbury | Francis | 1662-1732 | Bishop of Rochester 1
Aubrey | Herbert | fl. 1729 | of Clehonger, Herefs. 1
Augustine | d 604 | Saint, first Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Bacon | Phanuel | 1700-1783 | Church of England clergyman and writer 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Beddoes | Thomas Lovell | 1803-1849 | poet and physiologist 1
Bishop | Elizabeth | b 1763 | nee Wollstonecraft 1
Bottomley | Gordon | 1874-1948 | Poet and playwright 1
Boutflower | Cecil Henry | Right Reverend | 1863-1942 | bishop 1
Bowles | William Lisle | 1762-1850 | Canon of Salisbury, Poet, and Antiquary 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Bright | William | 1824-1901 | Ecclesiastical Historian 1
Brydges | Samuel Egerton | 1762-1837 | 13th Baron Chandos | Writer and genealogist 1
Burdett | Sir | Francis | 1770-1844 | 5th Baronet | politician 1
Burnett | George | 1774/5-1811 | writer 1
Burns | Robert | 1759-1796 | poet 1
Burton | John | 1710-1771 | Antiquary 1
Butt | John Everett | 1906-1965 | Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh 1
Byron | Anne Isabella | 1792-1860 | Baroness Wentworth | Social reformer, philanthropist 1
Byron | George Gordon | 1788-1824 | | 6th Baron Byron | poet 1
Caroline of Anspach | 1683-1737 | Wife of George II 1
Chapman | Thomas | fl 1766 | author 1
Charlett | Arthur | 1655-1722 | Master of University College Oxford 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Cholmondeley | Mary | 1787-1846 | nee Heber 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Churchill | Charles | 1732-1764 | poet 1
Collier | Jeremy | 1650-1726 | nonjuror 1
Collingwood | Robin George | 1889-1943 | philosopher and historian 1
Congreve | William | 1670-1729 | Dramatist 1
Coningsby | Thomas | 1657-1729 | first earl of Coningsby | politician 1
Cooper | J.G. | fl 1745-1762 1
Courthope | William John | 1842-1917 | Poet and literary scholar 1
Cowper | Maria Frances Cecilia | 1726-1797 | Poet 1
Cowper | family 1
Crabbe | George | 1785-1857 | Biographer 1
Desaguliers | John Theophilus | 1683-1744 | natural philosopher and engineer 1
Dodsley | Robert | 1703-1764 | Poet, dramatist and bookseller 1
Dovaston | John | 1740-1808 | nurseryman and antiquary 1
Dovaston | William | 1743-1765 1
Drummond | Robert Hay | 1711-1776 | archbishop of York 1
Dryden | John | 1631-1700 | poet, playwright, and critic 1
Edwards | Thomas | 1738-1810 | Welsh poet 1
Edwards | Thomas | ? 1651-1721 | Church of England clergyman and orientalist 1
Ellis | Sir | Henry | 1777-1869 | Librarian 1
Emmett | William | fl 1731-1732 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Fairfax | Sir | William | d. 1597 | politician 1
Fanshawe | Sir | Richard | 1608-1666 | 1st Baronet | Diplomat and Author 1
Firth | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Sir | Knight and historian 1
Firth | Sir | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Knight | historian 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
French Protestant Church 1
Gilbert | Davies | 1767-1839 | Cornish engineer, author and politician 1
Gleig | George Robert | 1796-1888 | Chaplain to the armed forces and author 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
Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Hardy | Thomas | 1840-1928 | Novelist and poet 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Heber | Reginald | 1728-1804 | fellow and tutor of Brasenose College, Oxford 1
Heber | Reginald | 1783-1826 | Bishop of Calcutta 1
Heber | Richard | 1773-1833 | MP, Book Collector, and Classical Scholar 1
Hervey | John | 1696-1743 | 2nd Baron Hervey of Ickworth | courtier and writer 1
Hoadly | John | 1711-1776 | poet and dramatist 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Homer | Philip Bracebridge | 1765-1838 | schoolmaster and poet 1
Huber | J G | fl 1720-1730 1
Hunt | William Holman | 1827-1910 | Painter 1
Ingram | James | 1774-1850 | Anglo Saxon Scholar Antiquary Archaeologist 1
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Language
Cornish 2
Danish 1
Dutch; Flemish 2
English 95
French 5
German 3
Irish 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 6
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Icelandic 1
Italian 7
Latin 23
Swedish 1
Welsh 8