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Collection Level Description: Notes by Mark Noble

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. e. 32-45
Title: Notes by Mark Noble
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 14 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Mark Noble (1754-1827) was a biographer, genealogist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Notes relating to Knights created by the sovereigns of England from Henry VIII to George III, by Mark Noble.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were sold in the J.G. Nichols sale, 1874, to Mr Toovey for £6, and in the Hartley sale, 1886, to T.C. Noble for 6s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought by the Library from Messrs. Jarvis on 9 December 1890.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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. VI, nos. 31017-31030.

Related Units of Description

See also Mark Noble Papers.

Access Points

Knights and knighthood

Noble | Mark | 1754-1827 | Biographer, Genealogist, and Antiquary

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