Notebooks of Henry Gough

Scope and Content

Two notebooks of Henry Gough, consisting of:  

  • Transcript by W.D. Macray, 1882, annotated by Gough, of two pieces in a late 14th-century manuscript in the library at Reigate church, Surrey
  • Fair copy of the above, given to Macray by Gough, 1882

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Gough (1821-1905) was an antiquary and bibliographer.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Blackwell's in 1921.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other 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. I, nos. 40327-8.