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Checklist of medieval manuscripts acquired since 1916:
MSS. Top.



(For medieval MSS. Top. acquired before 1916 see the Summary Catalogue.)




Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Denbigh c. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Survey of the honour of Denbigh

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

1334

Provenance:

Dr. F. Seebohm; Col. Howard; Maitland Library, 1928

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Devon d. 5

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cartulary of Newnham Abbey

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

c. 1347

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 25088

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 28, Feb. 1948, 260


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Essex b. 5 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Waltham Abbey court roll

Language:

 

Origin:

England

Date:

1356

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 14


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. c. 62

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cartulary of Sir John de Norwich

Language:

Latin, Norman French

Origin:

England

Date:

14th cent., c. 1353 (fols. 6-49)

Provenance:

Thomas Martin of Palgrave, his sale, Lynne, 1772, lot 262 folio; John Ives, his sale, Baker & Leigh, 5 March 1777 lot 474; bought by Gustavus Brander; his sale, Sotheby's 13 Feb. 1790, lot 1158; bought by Craven Ord, his sale 27 June 1829, lot 559; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 3796; Sotheby's 11 Nov. 1946, lot 130

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 708 (fols. 6-49), II, pl. 196 (fol. 12r)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. d. 20 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Compotus roll of the manors of Isabella de Forz in Southern England

Language:

 

Origin:

England

Date:

1267-8

Provenance:

Inscribed in ink '7', 18th? cent.; inscribed in pencil with sale lot no (?): '375', 19th cent.; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 14009, with this number on one of his characteristic printed labels, his sale, 11 Nov. 1946, lot 118

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 10


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Glouc. d. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Founders' and benefectors' book of Tewkesbury Abbey

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England, Tewkesbury

Date:

16th cent., first quarter

Provenance:

'Johannes E[wis]ham hunc librum fecit fieri'; Sir 'Edward Grevell' of Milcote (d. 1559); Robert, Lord Spencer, of Wormleighton; given to Mary, Baroness le Despencer; John, 17th Earl of Westmorland (bookplate); bequeathed by C. H. Bickerton Hudson, 1938

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 1, Oct. 1939, 14-15

Summary catalogue of post-medieval western manuscripts, no. 54301


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Kent d. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cartulary of St. Lawrence's Hospital, Canterbury

Language:

Latin, English

Origin:

England Canterbury

Date:

Late 14th cent.

Provenance:

W. Shaw Mason, his sale, Sotheby's 27 Nov. 1850, part of lot 1094; Duke of Newcastle, Sotheby's 15 Feb. 1938, lot 1145; bought from Quaritch, 1938

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Davis, Medieval Cartularies, no. 210


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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Surrey d. 4 (R)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Two compotus rolls relating to Westminster Abbey

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

1332-3, 1349-50

Provenance:

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 30057; bought from Quaritch, 1932

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Yorks. c. 63

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Cartulary of Drax Priory

Language:

Latin, English

Origin:

England

Date:

Mid-14th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

Select Bibliography:

Bodleian Library Record, 2, no. 27, Aug. 1948, 227

 

 



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