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Visitation injunctions. Cathedral Statutes (Canterbury, Westminster, Ely, Worcester, Hereford)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statutes of Cathedrals, etc.
Codicology:Paper, 315 x 208 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12.25 x 8.25 in.), pp. 606, numbered. Ten volumes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College).
Additions:Flyleaf from service book (xv: Christmas office). (ff. iiir-iiiv)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Foliation: ff. i-iv + pp. 1-50 + 50a-51a + 51-54 + 54a-d + 55-70 + 70a-l + 71-154 (155-156 missing) + 157-180 (181-190 missing) + 191-320 + 320a-d + 321-510 + 510a-511a + 511-606 + ff. v-vi(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and English.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
Volume I
1.
1-14
Incorporation of Canterbury cathedral by Henry VIII, 8 April 1540 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Incorporatio ecclesiae cathedralis Cantuariensis per regem Henricum VIII. data 8 Aprilis, anno regni 32o, A. D. 1540 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 1-12 form a separate volume
Title in Cranmer's hand
2.
15-54
Statutes of Canterbury cathedral promulgated by Henry VIII (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta ecclesiae cathedralis Cantuariensis facta per regem Henricum VIII (Content authored by Nasmith)
The Statutes are identical with those for Ely (no. 20), Worcester (no. 35), Peterborough (no. 39) except for a section on the Six Preachers. Title on p. 50 in Cranmer's hand
3.
54a-54d
Visitation of Archbishop Matthew Parker to Canterbury, 3 July 1570 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thorder of the beginning of the visitation of the most reverend father in God L. Matthew archebushoppe of Canturbury in the cathedral church of Canturbury, the third day of July, A. D. 1570 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. Strype, Parker I 303
4.
55-62
Injunctions given to the dean and chapter of Canterbury cathedral during a visitation by the king's commissioners, 1547 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given to the dean and chapiter of the cathedral churche of Canterburie in the kings majesties visitation by auctorite of his highnes commission given to his majesties commissioners Jo. Masone, Ja. Hales, Symon Bryggs and Fraunces Cave, in the first year of the reign of our soverain lorde Edward the VI, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. Dixon, History II. 428. Frere, Visitation Articles II 140
5.
63-67
Injunctions given to the dean and chapter of every cathedral by Edward VI (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by the most excellent prince Edward VI, &c. to the deans, &c. in everie cathedral churche of this realme (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles II 135
6.
68-69
Injunctions given by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer to the dean, prebendaries and preachers of Canterbury cathedral, 27 October 1551 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by Thomas archbishoppe of Canterbury, &c. to the dean, prebendaries, preachers, &c. of the metropolitical and cathedral churche of Canterburie the 27 daie of October, in the fourth yere of the reign of our soverain lord Edward the VI, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Society Cranmer II, Remains p. 161. Frere, Visitation Articles II 251
7.
70-70
Statute permitting Elizabeth I to alter the statutes of the new cathedral churches (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The statute wherby queene Elisabeth maie alter, &c. the statutes, &c. of the newe erected cathedral churches 1o Eliz (Content authored by Nasmith)
8.
70a-70b
Injunctions given by the commissioners of visitation to the dean and prebendaries of Canterbury cathedral, September 1560 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by Mr. Thomas Yale, Edward Leedes, Stephen Nevinson and Alexander Nowell, commissioners to Matthewe archbishoppe of Canterburie for his metropolitical visitation lately exercised within the diocese of Canterberie, to the dean, prebendaries, &c. of the same church the day of September 1560 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles II 251, III 78
9.
70c-70f
Injunctions given during the visitation of Archbishop Matthew Parker to the dean and prebendaries of Canterbury cathedral, 1570 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctiones datae in visitatione Matthaei Cantuariensis 1570 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III 237
10.
70g-70l
Injunctions given during the visitation of Archbishop Matthew Parker to the dean and prebendaries of Canterbury cathedral, 1573/4 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctiones Matthaei Cantuariensis archiepiscopi traditae decano et prebendariis ecclesiae cathedralis Cantuariensis in visitatione sua ordinaria et metropolitano. 1573/4 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III 355
11.
71-84
List of stipends due to the dean and prebendaries and other ministers of Canterbury cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The stipends dew to the deane and prebendaryes and to other mynysters of Chrystys church in Canterburie with the fees ordynary and extraordinarye takyn out of the tresorers boke by Mr. Milles prebendarie (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III 355
12.
85-86
List of names of the prebendaries and other ministers of Canterbury cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nomina prebendariorum et caeterorum ministrorum ecclesiae cathedralis Cantuariensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Volume II
13.
87-88
Presentation of John Hill to a prebend at the collegiate church of St Peter, Westminster, 1564 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Presentatio Iohannis Hill ad prebendam in ecclesia collegiata S. Petri Westmonasterii per breve de private sigillo 21 Julii, 6 Eliz. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 13-17 form a volume
[13, 14 are on the flyleaf of 15]
14.
88-88
Letter assigning John Hill a choir stall and place in chapter at the collegiate church of St Peter, Westminster, 1564 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Literae mandatoriae ut stallum in choro et locus in capitulo eidem Iohanni Hill assignarentur, 22 Julii ejusdem anni (Content authored by Nasmith)
[13, 14 are on the flyleaf of 15]
15.
89-192
Statutes of the collegiate church of St Peter, Westminster (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta collegii beati Petri Westmonasterii a serenissima regina Elizabetha fundati, ultimoque mensis Junii erecti, 1560 (Content authored by Nasmith)
[13, 14 are on the flyleaf of 15]
16.
193-196
Register of taxable goods for the provinces of Canterbury and York (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Registrum taxationis omnium bonorum spiritualium et temporalium provinciarum Cantuarie et Eboraci (Content authored by Nasmith)
Haec taxatio facta est ante erectionem novorum episcopatuum per Henricum VIII. summa utriusque provinciae paulo excedit ducent. mill. libr.(Content authored by Nasmith)
193
Change of hand at no. 16
17.
197-202
Bull of Gregory V concerning the sums owed by the English episcopacy (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Bulla Gregorii papae V. de quantitate denariorum per singulos episcopatus Angliae solvend. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hanc taxationem Gregorio V. male esse adscriptam ex eo apparet quod mentio fit quorundam episcopatuum qui eo seculo nondum erant erecti: summa omnium decimarum est CXCIV . IV s. VIII d.(Content authored by Nasmith)
197
Item(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 17 ends on p. 197: pp. 198-202 blank
Volume III
18.
203-240
Statutes of Ely cathedral promulgated by Elizabeth I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta ecclesiae sanctae et individuae trinitatis Eliensis edita per reginam Elisabetham (Content authored by Nasmith)
19.
241-246
Injunctions of the commissioners of visitation to the dean and prebendaries of Ely cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articles or injunctions gyven by Thomas Yale and Henry Harvey LL. DD. commissioners of Matthew archbushop of Caunterberie, to the dean and prebendaries of Elye (Content authored by Nasmith)
Volume IV
20.
247-283
Statutes of Ely cathedral promulgated by Henry VIII (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta ecclesiae sanctae et individuae Trinitatis Eliensis edita per Henricum VIII. ejusdem ecclesiae fundatorem, tradita decano et capitulo Eliensi per Nic. episcopum Wigorniensem Geo. episcopum Cicestrensem et Ric. Cox mandate et nomine metuendissimi regis 20 Junii 36 Henrici VIII (Content authored by Nasmith)
21.
284-286
Letter from the bishop of Worcester, George Day, Bishop of Chichester and Richard Cox, archdeacon of Ely, 1544 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the bishops of Worcester and Chichester and Richard Cox, that they had sent them the book of statutes which they order to be publickly read and every one to swear to the observance of them: dated Westminster June 23, 1544 (Content authored by Nasmith)
22.
287-290
Order of Robert Stuard, dean of Ely cathedral, concerning the nomination of certain room and offices, 25 November 1551 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An order devised and concluded bi thassent of Mr. Robert Stuard deane of the cathedral churche of Ely and the chapter of the same, concerning the nomination of certein romys and offices, 25 November 1551 (Content authored by Nasmith)
A paper attached
An original signed by the chapter; Matthew Parker was then second prebend(Content authored by Nasmith)
Volume V
23.
291-304
Plans for the building of the King's School, Ely (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The boke of the erection of the kings new college at Ely, with the names and porcion of livinge assigned to the deane and all other officers appoynted for the accomplishment of the same (Content authored by Nasmith)
It concludes thus, “And so to bere all charges and to paie the tenths and first fruits it maie please the kings majestie to endowe the church with DCCCCXXXV . XVII d. ob. signed Richard Ryche(Content authored by Nasmith)
Bentham's Ely, Appendix XXXIV. Cf. p. 225
24.
305-312
Incorporation and foundation of Ely cathedral by Henry VIII, 10 September 1542 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Incorporatio et fundatio ecclesiae cathedralis Eliensis per regem Henricum VIII. facta 10 Sept. anno regni 33 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Bentham's Ely, p. 225
25.
313-318
Royal charter concerning the endowment of the King's School, Ely (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Summa cartae domini regis de dotatione collegii Eliensis contenta in quatuor paginis (Content authored by Nasmith)
26.
319-320
Letter of Henry VIII to Thomas Goodrich, Bishop of Ely, and others, 1542 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter of Henry VIII. to the bishop of Ely, sir Robert Payton, Philip Parys and John Goodricke Esqrs. directing them to assign proper dwelling houses to the dean, prebendaries and other ministers of the church of Ely, out of the buildings belonging to the late dissolved priory: dated Westminster 28 Octobris anno regni 33 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. Bentham, pp. 226, 27, D. J. Stewart, Ely Cathedral, p. 248
27.
320a-320d
Assignment of chambers in pursuance of a letter of Henry VIII to Thomas Goodrich, Bishop of Ely, 1542 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Assignment of the chambers in pursuance to the above order (Content authored by Nasmith)
A paper attached
Volume VI
28.
321-322
Letter from Dr Cox and Dr Meye to Matthew Parker (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from Dr. Cox and Dr. Meye to Dr. Parker, on the affairs of the cathedral (Content authored by Nasmith)
29.
323-338
Valuation of all the possessions of the King's School, Ely (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Valor annuus omnium et singulorum dominiorum, maneriorum, terrarum et possessionum, quorumcunque tam temporalium quam spiritualium versus dotationem novi collegii domini regis in Ely, in diversis comitatibus subscriptis jacentium et existentium assignatorum una cum omnibus foedis vadis pensionibus et aliis denariorum summis de eisdem sive eorum aliquo annuatim exeuntibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
30.
339-340
Decree of the dean and chapter of Ely cathedral for the distribution of 20 annually to the poor (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Decree of the dean and chapter of Ely, for the distribution of 20 . yearly to the poor, made Dec. 8, 154- (Content authored by Nasmith)
Also on p. 353
31.
341-356
Inventory of the plate, jewels and ornament formerly belonging to the priory of Ely, 20 November 1541 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Thinventary of all the plate, jewells, ornaments of the churche, implements of houshold corn, catail and other things belonging to the late priory of Ely, now left in the custody of Mr. Robert Welles gardiane ther, made the 20 daie of Novembre, anno regis Henrici VIII. 31o (Content authored by Nasmith)
Volume VII
32.
357-358
Polydore Vergil, On the foundation of the monastery at Ely (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De instauratione coenobii Eliensis et institutione collegii monachorum ibidem per Ethelredam Innae Orientalium Anglorum regis filiam, ex Polidoro Virgilio (Content authored by Nasmith)
33.
359-400
Excerpts from a history of the church at Ely (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Excerpta ex vetusto codice ecclesiae Eliensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
[scilicet ex historia Thomae Eliensis], continent, historiam ecclesiae usque ad captam Insulam tempore Gulielmi Conq.(Content authored by Nasmith)
Volume VIII
34.
401-408
Foundation and incorporation of Worcester cathedral by Henry VIII, 24 January 1543 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Fundatio et incorporatio ecclesiae cathedralis Wigorniensis facta per Henricum VIII. 24 Januarii, anno regni 33 (Content authored by Nasmith)
35.
409-479
Statutes of Worcester cathedral promulgated 1545 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta ecclesiae cathedralis Wigorniensis facta 36o anno regis Henrici VIII. et tradita per N. Wigorniensem Georgium Cicestrensem et Richardum Cox archidiaconum Eliensem (Content authored by Nasmith)
Nota magistri Pedder decani, “Architypus horum statutorum, ut fertur, cardinali Polo tradebatur per Seth Holand decanum tempore reginae Mariae, nec postea restitutus.” (Content authored by Nasmith)
36.
479-484
Injunctions of the commissioners of visitation to the dean and chapter of Worcester cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by Richard Davies professor of divinitie, Thomas Yonge and Rouland Meyrigg professors of the laws and Richarde Pates professor of the commen lawes, visitors for quene Elisabeth to the deane and chapiter of Worcester (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III. 44
Volume IX
37.
485-515
Customs and statutes of Hereford cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Consuetudines et statuta ecclesiae cathedralis Herefordensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
pp. 485-515 are printed in Bradshaw and Wordsworth Lincoln Cathedral Statutes II 44sqq. On p. 43 this MS. is described
38.
516-520
Injunctions of the commissioners of visitation to the dean and chapter of Hereford cathedral (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given [by the same visitors] to the deane and chapiter of Hereford (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III 47
Volume X
39.
521-606
Statutes of Peterborough cathedral promulgated by Henry VIII (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta ecclesiae cathedralis Petroburgensis, data per Henricum VIII (Content authored by Nasmith)
Frere, Visitation Articles III 47
ends p. 598