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A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 7, Dorchester and Thame Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1962.

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d.d. Bodleian Library, MS. d.d.
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M.I. Monumental Inscription
Magd. Coll. Arch. Archives of Magdalen College, Oxford
MS. Top. Oxon. Bodleian Library, Ms. Top. Oxon.
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O.R.O. Oxfordshire County Record Office, Oxford
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Oxon. Chart. Facsimiles of Early Charters in Oxford Muniment Rooms, ed. H. E. Salter (Oxford, 1929)
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