The formal deed by which archbp. Laud resigned his Chancellorship of the University of Oxford, Written in 1641
The formal deed by which archbp. Laud resigned his Chancellorship of the University of Oxford, June 22, 1641, signed by himself 'W. Cant.', in the presence of four attesting witnesses, in the Tower of London. The signature is on the (now loose) strip of parchment which bore the seal, of which latter no trace remains: the deed is in Latin, the attestation in English.
- Creation: Written in 1641
Language of Materials
- Multiple languages
MS. Wood C. 53
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. 25207
'Given to me by Rob. Whorwood of Oxon gent. 29 Feb. 1679. A. Wood': this deed was transferred from the Ashmolean to the Bodleian in about 1840-45.
8 3/8 × 13 1/4 in. folded in a cloth case 5 1/8 × 5 1/4 in.