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Collections relating to the cathedral of Chichester

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MS. Top. Sussex e. 1
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Collections relating to the cathedral of Chichester, written in about 1613-31: the chief items (see a fuller list on fol. 1v) are:

  1. Fol. 2b. 'Rentale ecclesiæ Cicestrensis', and customary payments, 1613 (?)
  2. Fol. 20. Statutes, 1570-3
  3. Fol. 26v. 'Episcoporum Cicestrensium catalogus', to bp, Montague
  4. Fols. 29v, 37, 48. Ordinances, 1616, and some older statutes
  5. Fol. 36v. Dates of changes among the Canons, 1592-1631
  6. Fol. 43. 'Statuta Latina ecclesiae Cicestrensis ex vetusto libro ...'
  7. Fols. 49, 50. 'Answers to objections ...' about a fifth residentiary canon, and about some statutes of 1574


  • Creation: Written in about A.D. 1613-1631


56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Sussex e. 1, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Sussex e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19296


Collections relating to the cathedral of Chichester

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. VI, no. 31893

Custodial History

Once MSS. Phillipps 13456 (on a cancelled leaf of the catal. 13457) and 17411: purchased for that library in about 1832 'ex bibliotheca Pigotiana de Brockley', i.e. the library of the rev. dr. Pigott of Brockley (lot 148:).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. at the Phillipps sale, 26. 3. 1895, lot 1084, where the catalogue absurdly states that the volume is in the hand of Anthony Wood.

Physical Facet

On parchment


7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in.

Collections relating to the cathedral of Chichester
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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