Collection Level Description: Literary Papers of Francis Gregor
Reference: MSS. Don. b. 11, c. 82-3
Title: Literary Papers of Francis Gregor
Dates of Creation: 1729-37
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English and Latin
Francis Gregor (d. 1762) was a lawyer and antiquary.
Scope and Content
Literary papers of Francis Gregor, including papers relating to his edition of Sir John Fortescue, De laudibus legum Angliae.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from G.V.M. Heap and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1960.
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valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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. 38642-4.
S.B. Chrimes, 'The Gregor papers', Notes and Queries, 192 (1947), 2-6, 29-33, 50-3.
Fortescue | Sir | John | ? 1394-? 1476 | Chief Justice of the King's Bench and Legal Writer
Gregor | Francis | d 1762 | Lawyer and Antiquary
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