MS. Eng. hist. b. 192/1-2
Summary Catalogue no.: 39642–3
Two guardbooks containing leaves of accounts, or photostats of such leaves, relating to the king's works in the time of Henry VIII, taken from 16th-century bindings executed in Oxford of books and manuscripts in various collections. Some of the leaves are signed by Thomas Heritage and Thomas Gunnar and many are countersigned by David Marten, comptroller of the king's works.
Further leaves are in MSS. Eng. hist. c.51, fols. 80, 81 and Lat. misc. b. 17, no.163, and in [pr. bk] Vet E. 1, b. 6, 7.
Provenance and Acquisition
Taken from volumes in the Library or given by the owners of the books in which the leaves were found, 1943–58
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.