Brian Twyne (?1579-1644) was an antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Transcripts, extracts and notes relating to the university and city of Oxford, made by and for Brian Twyne, with some notes by Anthony Wood and William Smith.
The manuscripts were bequeathed by Twyne to the University Archives and transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1921 and 1930.Access Conditions
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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. 55453-82.Publication Note
The volumes are described in detail by Andrew Clark, The life and times of Anthony Wood, iv (Oxford Historical Society, 30, 1895), 204-18.
Smith | William | c.1651-1735 | Fellow of University College, Oxford and antiquary
Twyne | Brian | ?1579-1644 | Antiquary
Wood | Anthony | 1632-1695 | Antiquary
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