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Collection Level Description: Copies of Public Records

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. b. 7-45
Title: Copies of Public Records
Dates of Creation: 17th cent.
Extent: 39 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: English and Latin

Scope and Content

Copies or abstracts of selected public records, chiefly Patent Rolls, relating to conveyances of land in England, 1483-1684.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The collection was owned by W. Selby Lowndes of Whaddon.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought from W.H. Gee in 1888.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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. V, nos. 29826-64.

Access Points


Public records | Great Britain

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