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Collection Level Description: Court Rolls of the Manor of Somerton, Oxfordshire

Reference: MSS. Rolls Oxon. 148-9
Title: Court Rolls of the Manor of Somerton, Oxfordshire
Dates of Creation: [c. 1470], 1516-73
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Manor court of Somerton

Language of Material: Latin and English



Scope and Content

Court rolls of the manor of Somerton, Oxfordshire, [c. 1470] and (149) 1516, 1527, 1530, 1566, 1568, 1573.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed to the Library by G.J. Dew in 1931.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 52272-3.

Related Units of Description

See also notes on the village of Somerton (MS. Top. Oxon. e. 575 pp. 76-99).

Access Points

Courts, manorial

Manors | England | Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire | England

Somerton (England)


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