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Papers relating to the records and lands of Exeter Cathedral, partly in the hand of Dr. Milles, written in the second half of the 17th and in the 18th cent.

MS. Top. Devon c. 17

  • Request
  1. (fol. 1) copy of a memorandum by bp. Seth Ward about leasing Cathedral lands
  2. (fol. 8) lists of the official records of the Dean and Chapter (Act books, minute books, old deeds and evidences), with index of places mentioned, cf. MS. Top. Devon b. 7, fols. 35, 48
  3. (fol. 34) an analysis of, or index to, various Register books from 1382 to 1725
  4. (fol. 125) a copy of a Star Chamber order of Nov. 8, 1637, about the appropriation of Colyton rectory, in English
  5. (fol. 128) a copy of the deed appropriating the churches of Paignton and Chudleigh to the precentorship at Exeter, A.D. 1282, in Latin.


  • written in the second half of the 17th and in the 18th cent.


134 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • Latin


MS. Top. Devon c. 17

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. IV, no 22770

Physical Facet

On paper


13 7/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

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