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Good Duke Humfrey: bounder, cad and bibliophile

Rundle, David (2014) 'Good Duke Humfrey: bounder, cad and bibliophile.' Bodleian Library Record, xxvii (1). pp. 36-53. ISSN 0067-9488

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This article provides the revised text of a talk delivered to the Volunteer Guides of the Bodleian Library in December 2013. It reviews the career of Humfrey, duke of Gloucester (1390-1447) and discusses the implications of our present knowledge of his book collection. It is followed by an appendix listing all manuscripts presently known to have been owned by him.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Humfrey duke of Gloucester, Humphrey duke of Gloucester, Bodleian Library Oxford Jacqueline of Hainault, Jacqueline of Bavaria, Eleanor Cobham
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals > CD921 Archives
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > History, Department of
Depositing User: David Rundle
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2015 10:06
Last Modified: 12 May 2015 09:54

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