Two manuscripts of William Maskell

Scope and Content

Two manuscripts of William Maskell comprising:

  • the preface to the second edition of The Ancient Liturgy of the Church of England, published in 1846.
  • 'Holy Baptism', published in 1848.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Maskell (? 1814-1890) was a medievalist. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, William Malloy Ltd., July 1978.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.