Collection Level Description: Recipe Books
Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 250, e. 199; Eng. misc. d. 436-7
Title: Recipe Books
Dates of Creation: 17th cent.
Extent: 4 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Elizabeth Widdrington, Mary Widdrington
Language of Material: English
Elizabeth Bertie, later wife of the 2nd Baron Widdrington. Mary Widdrington, probably the eldest daughter of
the 2nd Baron Widdrington.
Scope and Content
Three 17th-century recipe books containing medical and culinary recipes, including recipe books of Elizabeth
Bertie and Mary Widdrington.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The books were bought at Sotheby's in 1939.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
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. 39878-81.
Widdrington | Elizabeth | 1632-1715 | wife of 2nd Baron Widdrington
Widdrington | Mary | fl 1655-1699 | daughter of 2nd Baron Widdrington
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