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Collection of choral sacred music, early 18th cent. - mid-19th cent.

MSS. Tenbury 698-707

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MS. Tenbury 698: Music to the 14 chapters of the Acts of the Apostles in vocal score. Christopher Tye, mid-19th cent.

MS. Tenbury 699: The 'short' Service (in D minor). William Byrd, mid-18th cent. In the hand of William Walond. On the last page are added nine Anglican chants.

MS. Tenbury 700: Music by James Hesletine and J. Nares, mid-18th cent. Formerly belonged to William Hawes.
  1. O let my mouth. James Hesletine
  2. Forsake me not. James Hesletine
  3. A single and a double chant. J. Nares
  4. Te Deum and Jubilate in C. J. Nares
  5. The souls of the righteous. J. Nares
MS. Tenbury 701: Te Deum and Jubilate in G. (?Thomas) Bennett, late 18th cent.

MS. Tenbury 702: A collection of anthems by W. Croft, early 18th cent. Formerly belonged to William Walond and in his hand. Full score
  1. (p. 1) O Lord our Governour
  2. (p. 15) The souls of the righteous, 'compos'd for and perform'd at the funeral of Queen Anne'
  3. (p. 34) I will lift up mine eyes
  4. (p. 55) O give thanks, 'for the Thanksgiving perform'd at St Paul's'
MS. Tenbury 703: Music by Maurice Greene, B. Marcello and P. Henley, mid-18th cent.
  1. Like as the hart. Maurice Greene
  2. O Lord our Governour. B. Marcello
  3. Give ear unto me. B. Marcello
  4. The Lord is my shepherd. P. Henley
MS. Tenbury 704: Hear my prayer. T. Carter [and] O clap your hands. W. Tucker, both c 1800

MS. Tenbury 705: Four anthems in score in the hand of Robert Cooke, early 19th cent.
  1. O Lord rebuke me not. Jeremiah Clark [Clarke]
  2. I will love thee. Jeremiah Clark [Clarke]
  3. Hear my crying. William Croft
  4. Behold thou hast nade. Orlando Gibbons
MS. Tenbury 706: Lead me in thy truth. Kellow J. Pye, mid-19th cent. In the composer's hand.

MS. Tenbury 707: Seven short anthems. Philip Armes, c 1870. In the composer's hand.
  1. O wisdom which camest out
  2. O Lord and ruler
  3. O root of Jesse
  4. O Key of David
  5. O day-spring brightness
  6. O King and desire of all nations
  7. O Emmanuel our King


  • early 18th cent. - mid-19th cent.


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Tenbury 698-707


11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches obl. The individual manuscripts within the volume vary in size.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom