Thomas Lydyat (d. 1646), of New College, Oxford, was chronographer to Henry Prince of Wales.
Manuscripts of Thomas Lydyat, including calendars, mathematical notes and treatises, chronological papers, and letters.
When Lydyat died in 1646 his manuscripts passed to Dr. John Lamphire, who died in 1688.Immediate Source of Acquisition
Dr. William Coward, whose mother was a sister of Dr. Lamphire, presented the manuscripts to the Bodleian in 1695.Access Conditions
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Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 27557-72.
Lydyat | Thomas | d. 1646 | chronographer
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