William Lisle Bowles (1762-1850) was Canon of Salisbury, a poet and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Papers of W.L. Bowles, including poems by Bowles and poems by various authors collected by Bowles.
The papers were given to the Library by the National Library of Scotland from the estate of Professor W.L. Renwick in 1973.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 46373-4.
Bowles | William Lisle | 1762-1850 | Canon of Salisbury, Poet, and Antiquary