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Extracts. Five manuscripts bound together

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Extracts. Five manuscripts bound together
18th century
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. xvii + 124. Small folio. Cloth, blue. Items (2), (4) presented as noted.
Scope and content
(1) Copies of Roman inscriptions; 18th century. Latin. Consisting of:- 'Antiquae Inscriptiones Arimini olim extantes quas descripsit Caesar.. in primo Volumine.. de rebus Ariminensibus' (Caesar, De bello civili, I, 8-11), fols. 1-3; 'Inscriptiones antiquae ex musaeo academicorum etruscorum Cortonae AD MDCCXXIX', fols. 4-9. With pen and wash drawings of Roman antiquities, including a temple, fols. 10-12. 'Ex dono Amicisso: mei D. Andreae Abatis Bataglini' (Battaglini family, of Rimini), fol. v. Embossed paper covers, green and gold. fols. 1-12;- (2) Extracts from French archives conc. the coronations of Philippe de Valois, 1328, Jean II, 1350, François I, 1514, Louis XV, 1722; 18th century. French. On the original paper cover, fol. vii, 'This belongs to the Bishop of St: Asaph 1761' (Richard Newcome). Letter, fol. viii, from the Rev. Thomas Newcome, FSA, Shenley, Herts., 27 May 1850, presenting the extracts found by him when clearing out old family papers. Proc., 1st ser., 2 (1849-53), 82 (meeting, 30 May 1850). fols. 13-33v;- (3) Memoranda relating to the families of Percy, Earls of Northumberland, and Percy of Scotton, Lincs., later of Stubswalden, Yorks.; 18th century. Latin and English. fols. 34-40;- (4) Extracts (possibly from Cambridge University Library MS 2336) mostly relating to royal grants of lands in Norfolk and Suffolk, temp. Edw. I-Edw. IV; 18th century. Latin. Index of places, fols. 78-93. Presented by Francis, 5th Marquess of Hertford, 13 Nov. 1794 (fol. x). Minute Book XXV, 13 Nov. 1794, pp. 230-1. Archaeologia, 12 (1796), 429. fols. x verso + 41-93;- (5) 'Cartae de Hyltonis'. Transcripts of charters, etc., relating to the family of Hilton (Hylton), Barons Hilton, temp. 12th-17th century, from the records of the bishop, dean and chapter of Durham, etc.; 18th century. Latin and English. With notes relating to lands of the former priory of Durham and the rectory of Monkswearmouth after the Dissolution (fol. xvii). Marbled paper covers. fols. 94-124 verso.
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