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Papers about music and musicians in England in the 16th and 17th centuries, collected by G. E. P. Arkwright, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Mus. c.87

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(a) (fols. 1-88) Information about foreign musicians in England extracted from printed sources.

(b) (fols. 89-117) Extracts about musicians from State Papers Domestic 1552-1610, the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1605-1619, Audit Office Declared Accounts 1663-1666, and Guildhall MS. 87 (1518-1618).

(c) (fols. 118-123) Wills of William Heather and John Hussey proved in the P. C. C.

(d) (fols. 124-132) Articles (by G. E. P. Arkwright?) on Robert Orwell and Shakespeare's musician friends.

(e) (fols. 133-140) Letters (with photographs) from J. S. Smart about a Longleat manuscript account of the Inns of Court masque in 1634.

(f) (fols. 141-145) Copy from Duchy of Lancaster miscellanea of orders made in 1630 about minstrels' court in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

i + 145 leaves


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146 Leaves


MS. Mus. c.87

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