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Papers chiefly relating to New College, Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 48
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Papers chiefly relating to New College, Oxford:

  1. Fol. 5. 'Observanda in electione Custodis Collegii prope Winton', with figures relating to the election of Nicholas Love as Warden of Winchester College (in Oct. 1613)
  2. Fol. 9. Documents relating to the election of dr. Arthur Lake to be Warden of New College, 1613, including letters of Robert Polden, J. Hoskins, and dr. Robert Pinke. On fol. 20 are the signatures of thirty electing Fellows
  3. Fol. 27. A letter from lord Ellesmere chancellor of the University relating to an election of a Warden of Winchester College, Oct. 12, 1613
  4. Fol. 34. Four letters from dr. Robert Pinke, July 30, 1616, (Aug. 1626), July 28, and Aug. 1, 1634, the last three being drafts of letters to archbp. Laud, and the first a copy
  5. Fol. 40. A discharge of mr. William Wither's account as Bursar (of Winchester College), made out by his successor John Chalkehill, July 22, 1657
  6. Fol. 46. A letter signed by lord Pembroke to dr. Robert Pinke pro-vice-chancellor, Sept. 8, 1642, criticizing the royalist policy of the University
  7. Fol. 53. A letter from dr. Arthur Charlett to the earl of Arran chancellor of the University, March 10, 1716/7, about proposed changes at Oxford


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1613-1717


57 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 48

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19598


Papers chiefly relating to New College, Oxford

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. 33674

Custodial History

A letter from dr. J. E. Sewell of Feb. 14, 1876, at fol. 2, shows that these papers were offered at that time to New College for purchase.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Artt. 121-125 of B. Quaritch's Catal. no. 253 (November, 1906), and bought at that time for the Library.

Physical Facet

On paper


15 3/4 × 10 7/8 in.

Papers chiefly relating to New College, Oxford
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Weston Library
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