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Copy of a record, chiefly in Latin, of legal proceedings taken in the Consistory Court of Durham, 1578-81, against John Kingesmill

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MS. e Mus. 67

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Copy of a record, chiefly in Latin, of legal proceedings taken in the Consistory Court of Durham, 1578-81, against John Kingesmill, master of Greatham hospital, as transmitted by Thomas Burton, LL.B., vicargeneral of the bishop of Durham, to the Consistory Court of York.

The libellus and other documents exhibited in the suit, including the Ordinatio of Greatham hospital, Jan. 23, 127 2/3, are set out at fols. 23, 29, and the sententia diffinitiva of deprivation of office pronounced against Kingesmill on May 6, 1581, at fol. 57.

Some of the depositions are in English. A contemporary hand has added marginal notes in Latin and English and a rough table of contents at fol. ii.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1581 by John Marshall

Extent

62 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 67, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. e Mus. 67

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18254

Overview

Copy of a record, chiefly in Latin, of legal proceedings taken in the Consistory Court of Durham, 1578-81, against John Kingesmill

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 3676

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (210)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably bequeathed by dr. Gerard Langbaine (d. Feb. 10, 165 7/8) who has written a Latin note on fol. iiv.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.
Title
Copy of a record, chiefly in Latin, of legal proceedings taken in the Consistory Court of Durham, 1578-81, against John Kingesmill
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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