Richard Higgs was a schoolmaster. His nephew, John Higgs, was Vicar of Highley, Shropshire.
Papers of Richard Higgs and John Higgs, with notes on the writers by Thomas Percy, 1770.
Sotheby's, 29 Apr. 1884 (Percy sale), part of lot 190; owned by W.D. Macray; sold by him to Arthur Sparrow, 1885.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by A.A. Hanbury-Sparrow, 1952.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. 45842-3.
Higgs | John | fl 1694-1745 | Vicar of Highley
Higgs | Richard | fl 1677-1684 | Schoolmaster
Percy | Thomas | 1729-1811 | Bishop of Dromore and Antiquary