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Collections chiefly for the history of the cathedral of Rochester and its possessions, made by dr. John Denne, archdn. of Rochester (d. 1767)

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MS. Top. Kent c. 1

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Collections chiefly for the history of the cathedral of Rochester and its possessions, made by dr. John Denne, archdn. of Rochester (d. 1767), with additions by his son Samuel (d. 1799). The chief divisions are:
  1. Fol. 1. Extracts from the episcopal registers, 1449-1535, paged 43-112
  2. Fol. 36. Extracts from Rochester records concerning the archdeacon's jurisdiction, etc., 1471-1596, paged 1-22
  3. Fol. 47. Miscellaneous extracts from Chichester episcopal registers, 1399-1722, with lists of prebendaries
  4. Fol. 83. Extracts from records, especially the Red Book and Chapter Books relating to Rochester and (fol. 150) the benefices of Haddenham, Codington, and Kingseye
  5. Fol. 158. Repertorium incumbentium infra Diocesim Roffensem, up to about 1760, with additions to about 1795: Ma-end only, paged 97-160 (pp. 1-96 are Brit. Mus. MS. Add. 11819)
  6. Similar lists for peculiars in the diocese (fol. 190) and livings outside the diocese to which the bp. of Rochester appoints (fol. 192), with index (STR-end only)
  7. Fol. 213. Miscellaneous papers, including eleven letters from S. Denne, 1783-6 (fol. 214), notes on Arabie numerals by S. Denne (fol. 243), and a copy of an 'Augmentatio Vicarie de Wilmynton', 1436 (fol. 263)

Dates

  • Written in the 18th century by J. an S. Denne

Extent

267 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin English

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Kent c. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20492

Overview

Collections chiefly for the history of the cathedral of Rochester and its possessions, made by dr. John Denne, archdn. of Rochester (d. 1767)

Biographical / Historical

John Denne (1693-1767) was Archdeacon of Rochester and an antiquary.

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. 30723

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 7/8 × 8 7/8 in.
Title
Collections chiefly for the history of the cathedral of Rochester and its possessions, made by dr. John Denne, archdn. of Rochester (d. 1767)
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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