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A miscellaneous collection of ecclesiastical papers, Written in about 1579 to about 1693

MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 3
Held at the Weston Library

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A miscellaneous collection of ecclesiastical papers relating to the diocese of Ely, and especially to the county of Cambridge, from about 1570 to about 1690, consisting largely of:

  1. 'Visitation bills', or answers from parishes to queries of the bishop of Ely at his visitations of 1593, 1622, 1638, and 1679
  2. Also of papers relating to wills, inventories and administrations, and to marriage bonds, with other ecclesiastical papers
  3. At fol. 241 is a probate of the will of Thomas Marcham of March, 4 Oct. 1693, on parchment
  4. At fol. 268 a long inventory of the goods of Thomas Bettes of Chatteris, 1579


  • Creation: Written in about 1579 to about 1693


326 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English


MS. Gough Eccl. Top. 3

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 17679

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/4 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom