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Ecclesiastical papers, 1661-1686

MS. Add. C. 307
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Ecclesiastical papers, chiefly petitions and complaints to the archbishop, but including such diverse matters as:

  1. 'The names of seuerall sorts of Silke', 1630 (fol. 37, cf. 104);
  2. a letter from Robert Cecil (afterwards earl of Salisbury) on behalf of sir Henry Danvers (afterwards earl of Danby) about 1598 (fol. 45, cf. 51, 83, 85);
  3. 'Estat du Clergé, tant Seculier que Regulier, d'Angleterre en cette annee 1657' (fol. 77);
  4. several letters from William Somner, 1665-1666 (fol. 128, cf. MS. Add. C. 302, fol. 129), and Thomas Jeames, warden of All Souls, 1666 (fol. 146, cf. 97).


  • Creation: 1661-1686


193 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin
  • French


MS. Add. C. 307


Arranged chronologically.

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. V, no. 28183.

Physical Facet

On paper

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom