Papers of William Lloyd

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. th. b. 3, c. 76-90
  • Dates of Creation
      17th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      16 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of William Lloyd, consisting of:  

  • Chronological tables for the years 1450-79, 1490-9, 1540-79, in the hand of an amanuensis
  • Fifteen commonplace books, second half of 17th century, in shorthand, each with an index

Administrative / Biographical History

William Lloyd (1627-1717) was Bishop of Worcester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Winifred A. Myers in 1972.


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. II, nos. 46534-49.