SDBM_219796

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Source
Source 1846-06-15 - Evans - Library of the late William Upcott, Esq. (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 111
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Evans
Seller(s) Upcott, William, 1779-1845
Buyer(s) Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872
Date Sold 1846-06-19
Manuscript Details
Titles Various notes and Memoranda relating to English Antiquities
Authors Leland, John, 1506?-1552
Manuscript Dates C 1550 (1540 to 1561)
Scribes Leland, John, 1506?-1552
Languages Latin
Materials Paper *
Height Width Alt Size F
Other Info

"Written in Latin, by John Leland, Antiquary to King Henry VIII, in his own hand-writing, with an Original Letter by him, addressed 'To my frende master Bane, Studient in Londine.'"
"This MS. did once belong to Sir Henry St. George, and is mentioned in the MSS. of England and Ireland, (Ox. 1697, Fol.) page 112, No. 4230."
Note: MS dated C1550 as Leland d. 1552 and worked and wrote in his official position for Henry VIII mainly in the early-mid 1540s.
Cf. 'The Itinerary of John Leland in or about 1535-43', Ed. Lucy Toumlin Smith, 5 vols. (London: G. Bell & Sons, 1907-10): Vol. 1, p. xxx.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Leland, John, 1506?-1552
(No Date) St. George, Henry, Sir, 1625-1715
(No Date) Upcott, William, 1779-1845
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