Literary Papers of Francis Gregor

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Don. b. 11, c. 82-3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Latin.
  • Physical Description
      3 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Literary papers of Francis Gregor, including papers relating to his edition of Sir John Fortescue, De laudibus legum Angliae.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis Gregor (d 1762) was a lawyer and antiquary.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from G.V.M. Heap and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1960.


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. 38642-4.


S.B. Chrimes, 'The Gregor papers', Notes and Queries, 192 (1947), 2-6, 29-33, 50-3.