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Collection Level Description: North Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Add. A. 105-7; Top. Lincs. d. 1; Top. Suffolk d. 15
Title: North Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 13th-16th cent.
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English, Latin, and Old French

Administrative/Biographical History

John Sidney North (d. 1894) was a colonel.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous manuscripts owned by North. The manuscripts include English, Latin and Norman French (Anglo-Norman).

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts were bought from J. Sidney North in 1871 for £160.

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. 29002-6.

Related Units of Description

See also North Family Papers (MSS. North a. 1-17, b. 1-29, b. 31-79, c. 1-86, d. 1-71, e. 1-45, f. 1-8, f. 10-17, g. 1-4; North music c. 1, d. 1-17; North adds. b. 1, c. 1-11, e. 1-2) and Additional Papers of the North Family (MSS. North adds. a. 1, b. 2-9, c. 12-16, e. 6-7).

Access Points

Manuscripts, Anglo-Norman

North | John Sidney | d 1894 | Colonel

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