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Oxford University. Miscellaneous notes and transcripts

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Oxford University. Miscellaneous notes and transcripts
1403 - 1711
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Extent and format
ff. i + 174.
Scope and content
Miscellaneous notes and transcripts including: Will (1403) of William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester; prayers for special occasions; Latin verses on Richard Fleming, Bishop of Lincoln 1420-31; bull (1555) of Paul IV; excerpts from Oxford registers conc. the price of corn, etc., 1464-1711; charters relating to Yorks., London, Norfolk; reference (fol. 162) to an heraldic manuscript written by Wriothesley (cf. MSS/0072/001) owned by Henry Layton of Rawdon (see Writhe's Book, Aspilogia, I (1950), 120; Smith mentions his uncle Layton in Letters of Eminent Men (1832), loc.cit.); excerpts from Sackvile Crow's book of privy purse accounts of the Duke of Buckingham, 1622-8 (fols. 167v-73).
Smith, William (c 1651-1735), Fellow of University College, Oxford and antiquary
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