When and how the notebook came to the archives is unknown. William Reeks was a Fellow of Magdalen College from 1671-75. He matriculated at St. Edmund Hall 1666, obtained a B.A. 1670, an M.A. 1673 and a Demyship at Magdalen in 1667. Reeks died in College of smallpox, 27 May 1675.
Catalogued January 2005