Sir John Oglander's Notes and Accounts

Isle of Wight Record Office and Archive: OG/AA/27

f 52 (c 1 May) (Money laid out at London)


For Maskes 0– 5– 0


  • Endnote

    The Oglander family was resident at Nunwell House.

    'Maskes' almost certainly refers to some kind of masks to be worn on the face, but might just possibly refer to expenses Oglander incurred in attending a masque.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Sir John Oglander's Notes and Accounts
    Repository: Isle of Wight Record Office and Archive
    Shelfmark: OG/AA/27
    Repository location: Newport

    Sir John Oglander (1585–1655) was deputy governor of the Isle of Wight and represented the island borough of Yarmouth in parliament. He lived at Nunwell House near Brading. This manuscript is one of a series of notebooks in which he entered accounts, memories, maxims, quotations, and observations on people and things of the Isle of Wight. This manuscript was formerly identified by the shelfmark OG/90/2.

    20 February 1623/4–20 October 1628; English; paper; 111 leaves; 285mm x 190mm; contemporary ink foliation, but at top left of versos (thus, eg, the one numbered '29' is here numbered '29v,' and its unnumbered recto, 'f 29'); some folios from f 87 on are written upside down; original cover of brown leather over cardboard, spine missing, no title.

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