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Synodalia(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Synodalia
Codicology:Paper, 305 x 214 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12.5 x 8.5 in.).
Foliation: ff. i-iv + pp. 1-4 + ff. 5 + 5a-i + 5k-t + pp.5x-6 + 7-116 (117-126 missing) + 127-136 + 137a + 137aa + 137b + 137bb + 137c-138 + 139-162 + 162a-t + 163-276 (277-278 missing) + 279-364 + 375 + 369 + 377 + 367 + 379 + 365 + 371 + 373 + 380a-b + 381-396 (397-428 missing) + 429-514 (515-518 missing) + 519-522 + 522a-f + 523-526 (527-528 missing) + 529-530 + ff. v-vii(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and English.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1-2
Form of holding convocation following ancient customs (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Forma seu descriptio convocationis celebrandae, prout ab antiquo observari consuevit (Content authored by Nasmith)
2.
3-4
Form of choosing and presenting prolocutors (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Forma eligendi et presentandi proloquutoris (Content authored by Nasmith)
3.
5r-5v
Writ of Matthew Parker archbishop of Canterbury summoning the bishop and clergy of London to convocation, 3 April 1570 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Breve Matthiae archiepiscopi Cantuariensis directum episcopo Londoniensi ut citet clerum ad convocationem tertio die Aprilis, 1570, in ecclesia cathedrali S. Pauli London. celebrandam (Content authored by Nasmith)
On this Convocation see Wilkins, Concilia IV 261
4.
5ar-5bv
Election of John Taylor dean of Lincoln Cathedral as prolocutor of the lower house of convocation of 5 November 1547 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Electio Iohannis Taylor S. T. P. decani ecclesiae cathedralis Lincolniensis in proloquutorem inferioris domus convocationis 5 Novembris 1547, cum nominibus personaliter presentium in hujusmodi electione (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, Appendix VII, p. 449, regard items 4-8(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) as a fragment of the Journals of this Convocation. They refer to this MS. wrongly as 113. An extract is in Strype's Cranmer p. 220. Cf. Wilkins Concilia IV 15
5.
5cr-5fr
Names of the monitors ad comparendum of the lower house of the convocation of Canterbury, Michaelmas 1547 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nomina monitorum ad comparendum in inferiori domo convocationis provinciae Cantuariensis termino S. Michaelis A. D. 1547 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, Appendix VII, p. 449, regard items 4-8(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) as a fragment of the Journals of this Convocation. They refer to this MS. wrongly as 113. An extract is in Strype's Cranmer p. 220. Cf. Wilkins Concilia IV 15
6.
5fv-5hv
Names of the monitors ad comparendum of the lower house of convocation who attended the discussions concerning the marriage of priests (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nomina eorum qui singulis sessionibus hujus convocationis adfuerunt cum notis breviusculis rerum ibidem tractarum, a secunda sessione usque ad octavam quando proposita est quaestio de matrimonio sacerdotum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, Appendix VII, p. 449, regard items 4-8(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) as a fragment of the Journals of this Convocation. They refer to this MS. wrongly as 113. An extract is in Strype's Cranmer p. 220. Cf. Wilkins Concilia IV 15
7.
5ir-5iv
On rectors that are not resident in their benefices (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Causae quae adferre solent hoc tempore quod rectores ecclesiarum non resideant in beneficiis suis quatenus de jure canonico (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, Appendix VII, p. 449, regard items 4-8(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) as a fragment of the Journals of this Convocation. They refer to this MS. wrongly as 113. An extract is in Strype's Cranmer p. 220. Cf. Wilkins Concilia IV 15
8.
5kr-5kv
On those who oppose the judgement on perpetual residences (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Causae quae obstant quo minus decretum perpetuae residentiae suum effectum consequatur et remedia huic malo adhibenda (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gasquet and Bishop, Edward VI and the Book of Common Prayer, Appendix VII, p. 449, regard items 4-8(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) as a fragment of the Journals of this Convocation. They refer to this MS. wrongly as 113. An extract is in Strype's Cranmer p. 220. Cf. Wilkins Concilia IV 15
9.
5lr-5tv
Petition of the lower house of convocation to the bishops in the reign of Phillip and Mary (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Petition of the lower house of convocation to the bishops in the reign of Philip and Mary with 28 articles annexed submitted to their lordships consideration (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 95
10.
5x-6
Articles concerning tithes and married priests (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Alii articuli Latini de decimis solvendis, de eis quae nuper sacerdotum uxores habitae sunt ut libera nubenda potestas eis permittatur, de nundinis ut in celebrioribus festis et dominicis diebus fieri non permittantur, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 97
11.
7-32
Cardinal Reginald Pole, Legantine constitutions, 1555 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Constitutiones legantinae editae Londini sub anno 1555, praesidente reverendissimo domino Reginaldo cardinali Polo, legato de latere, regnantibus christianissimis principibus Philippo et Maria regibus, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 121
12.
33-34
Acta of the convocation of Canterbury, January 1557/8 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Acta convocationis seu sacrae synodi advocatae autoritate brevis regis Philippi et Mariae, celebratae per dominum Reginaldum Pole cardinalem archiepiscopum Cantuariensem A. D. 1557, primo Januarias, et anno Pauli papae IV. 3tio (Content authored by Nasmith)
Acta hujus synodi hic fusius memorantur quam apud Wilkins(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 155
13.
35-60
Articles promulgated at the convocation of Canterbury, January 1557/8 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articuli in quinque capita divisi, viz. (1) de doctrina: (2) de hiis quae ad orationem pertinent: (3) de templis decore ornandis et resarciendis: (4) de disciplina ecclesiastica renovanda et moribus cleri per eandem reformandis et de vestitu: (5) de academiis et scholis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 156
14.
61-62
Decretal of the convocation of Canterbury of January 1557/8 concerning the property appropriated for the benefit of Cardinal Pole (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Decretum [ut videtur synodi] ut episcopus Glocestrensis mittat ad dominum legatum vel eo absente ad episcopum Eliensem, divisionem et distinctionem temporalium bonorum singulorum beneficiorum olim appropriatorum per serenissimos reges ad dispositionem reverendissimi domini legati dimissorum, &c. (Content authored by Nasmith)
15.
63-97
Canons of the convocation of Canterbury, January 1557/8 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Decreta sive canones ecclesiastici in 25 capitibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
Probabile videtur haec decreta una cum articulis precedentibus in hac synodo, si non stabilita saltem proposita fuisse(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 159
16.
97-98
Writs published after the ordinance of earls and barons, 1315 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Writtes published after the ordinance of erles and barons, A. D. 1315 (Content authored by Nasmith)
The first is against excess of diet, and prescribes how many dishes should be served at the tables of all ranks of men, and forbids the minstrels resorting to houses if not invited; the second to establish the prices of provision(Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 16 and 17 are added to 15
See also MS 101. 47, 48
17.
99-116
Names of the earls and barons that ought to be present at the convocations of the province of Canterbury (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nomina eorum quae debent comparere in convocationibus prelatorum et cleri Cantuariensis provinciae per singulas dioeceses Cantuariensis Provinciae [ut ab antiquo fieri consuevit ante dissolutionem monasteriorum,] (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 16 and 17 are added to 15
pp. 106-116 blank: 115-126 removed “quia superfluae” (115-116 replaced)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
18.
127-137aa
John de Feckenham, Speech on the Uniformity Bill (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A discourse of certain Romanists exhibited to the queen's counsel immediately upon Q. Elizabeth's coming in: amongst which was thought Dr. Hethe to be the penner of the said discourse (Content authored by Nasmith)
Feckenham's Speech, Strype, Annals I, Appendix IX
19.
137b-138
Nicholas Heath, Archbishop of York, A speech against the bill for the royal supremacy (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
[A speech] spoken openly in the first session of Q. Elizabeth by tharchbishoppe of York, Dr. Hethe [against the bill for the supremacy,] (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Annals I, Appendix VI
20.
139-162
A declaration of doctrine offered and exhibited by the protestants, signed by George Hovy, John Ploughe, John Opynshaw (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A declaration of doctrine offred and exhibited by the protestantes to the queene at the first coming over of them, signed by George Hovy, John Ploughe, John Opynshaw (Content authored by Nasmith)
See Dixon's Church History, V 107 note: Hardwick, Articles, p. 117 note. Strype, Annals I 115
21.
162a-162t
Proceedings of a conference at Westminster, March 1559, concerning articles of religion (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The declaration of the procedynge of a conference begon at Westminster the laste of Marche, 1559, concerning certaine articles of religion and the breaking up of the sayde conference by defaulte of certayne byshops parties of the said conference (Content authored by Nasmith)
Imprynted at London by Richard Jugge and John Cawood prynters to the queens majestie(Content authored by Nasmith)
The managers for the papists were, White Bishop of Winchester, Baine Bishop of Litchfield, Scott Bishop of Chester, Oglethorpe Bishop of Carlisle, Watson Bishop of Lincoln, Dr. Cole, Dr. Harpesfelde, Dr. Langdall, Dr. Chedsey; for the protestants Dr. Scory Bishop of Chychester, Dr. Coxe, Mr. Whithed, Mr. Grindall, Mr. Horne, Mr. D. Sandes, Mr. Gest, Mr. Aylmer, Mr. Juell(Content authored by Nasmith)
10 ff. (5.4 x 3.5 in.) printed. See Pocock's Burnet V 514
22.
163-182
Paper delivered by the Protestants at the Westminster conference of March 1559 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Paper read and delivered by the protestants on the first question (Content authored by Nasmith)
Burnet, History of the Reformation, ed. Pocock V 507
23.
183-191
Dr Coles' answer to the paper delivered by the Protestants at the Westminster conference of March 1559 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Dr. Coles answer to the same (Content authored by Nasmith)
Burnet, History of the Reformation, ed. Pocock V 507
24.
192-196
Acts of the convocation of January 1558/9 held by royal writ while the archbishopric was vacant (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Acta convocationis habitae per breve reginae decano et capitulo Cantuariae directum sede archiepiscopali vacante 24 Januarii 1558 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 179
25.
197-232
The protestants discourse on the second question (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Annals I, Appendix xvi
26.
233-266
The Thirty-Nine Articles (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articuli de quibus in synodo Londinensi, A. D. 1562, ad tollendam opinionum dissensionem et consensum in vera religione firmandum inter episcopos convenit (Content authored by Nasmith)
Printed in full by Lamb, History of the XXXIX Articles 1829, with facsimiles of the bishops' signatures
27.
267-364
Ecclesiastical Statutes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articles drawn out bi som certen and wer exhibited to be admyted bi authoritie, but not so allowed [a body of ecclesiastical statutes] (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Annals I pt 2, Appendix II A, p. 562
28.
365-379
A bill to authorise every archbishop and bishop to erect one office of registership of all the church books in due order to be kept in every diocese (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A bill to authorize every archbishop and bishop to erect one office of registership of all the church books in due order to be kept in every dioces (Content authored by Nasmith)
Folding leaves bound across the text
29.
371-380b
Petition of Thomas Bowsey to the Archbishop of Canterbury that he might have the registership of the diocese of Canterbury (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Petition of Thomas Bowsey, who drew up the bill, presented with it to the archbishop, in which after thanking his grace for the many marks of favour he had already received from him at Stoke and at Bene't College Cambridge, he humbly begs, that if this bill should thro' his graces furtherance pass into a law, he might have the registership of the diocese of Canterbury (Content authored by Nasmith)
Folding leaves bound across the text
30.
381-388
Letter of Archbishop elect Matthew Parker and four other bishops to Elizabeth I, undated (October 1559?) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A letter from the archbishop elect, and the bishops elect of London, Ely, Chichester and Hereford, to queen Elizabeth, humbly petitioning her to accept a thousand marks per annum (which they promise to pay as long as they hold their bishopricks) if her majestie would stay and remit the present alteration and exchange; or if this their supplication should not be thought meet to take place they humbly offer certain articles which they desire may be observed in the proposed exchange of appropriations for manors (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Parker Appendix X, Correspondence LXVIII: Bentham's Ely Appendix XXXII
31.
389-392
Letter of Elizabeth I to Archbishop Matthew Parker, the bishop of London and William Byll dated at Westminster, 21 January 1561 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from queen Elizabeth to Matthew archbishop of Canterbury, Edmund bishop of London, Will. Byll almoner to the queen, Walter Haddon master of the requests and the other commissioners in causes ecclesiastical, directing them to revise the calendar and order of lessons in the common prayer book, to see that churches and chancels are decently and properly repaired, and to supervise the translation of the common prayer into Latin made for the use of the universities: dated Westminster Jan. 21, anno regni 3tio (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Parker Appendix XV
32.
393-396
Articles of the Lambeth conference 12 April 1561 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articles agreed upon at the seconde session in Lambeth the 12 day of April A. D. 1561, by the most reverende fathers in God Matthue lorde archebisshop of Canterburye, Thomas lord archebisshop of York, with the assent of there bretherne bysshops to the same (Content authored by Nasmith)
[Original signed by the archbishop and the bishops of London and Ely](Content authored by Nasmith)
Cardwell, Documentary Annals LVI
33.
429-452
The Thirty-nine Articles (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articles whereupon it was agreed by the archbusshoppes and bushoppes of both the provinces and the whole clergie in the convocation holden at London in the yere of our lorde God 1562, according to the computation of the churche of Englande, for the avoiding of diversities of opinions and for the stablishing of consente touching true religion (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original signed by the archbishop and ten of his suffragans(Content authored by Nasmith)
In the 20 Article, these words now in our printed copies are wanting, “The church hath power to decree rites or ceremonies and authority in controversies of faith and yet.” (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, Articles: with facsimiles of signatures
34.
453-481
Articles of the synod held at London, 3 April 1571 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articuli de sacro ministerio et procuratione ecclesiarum, in quos plene consensum est in synodo a domino Matthaeo archiepiscopo Cantuariensi et totius Angliae primate et metropolitano et reliquis omnibus ejus provinciae episcopis partim personaliter presentibus partim procuratoria manu subscribentibus in synodo inchoata Londini in aede D. Pauli 3 Aprilis 1571 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Originale cum subscriptionibus autographis episcoporum(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins, Concilia IV. 263. Cardwell, Synodalia I 111-131
35.
482-482
Form of excommunication (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Forma excommunicationis in ecclesia legendae (Content authored by Nasmith)
36.
523-526
Letter from the commissioners in ecclesiastical causes to all churchwardens, sidesmen, etc. dated Lambeth June 11, 1571 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the commissioners in ecclesiastical causes to all churchwardens, sidesmen, &c. dated Lambeth June 11, 13 Eliz. commanding them not to suffer any minister to officiate in any church or chapple unless by the common prayer, and unless they be licenced by the queen or the bishop since the 1st of May last past (Content authored by Nasmith)
printed(Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 36, 37 now follow no. 41
Correspondence CCLXXXIX
37.
527-530
Copy of a letter from the commissioners in ecclesiastical causes to all churchwardens, sidesmen, etc. dated Lambeth June 11, 1571 subscribed by the commissioners (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Original copy of the same subscribed by the commissioners (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 36, 37 now follow no. 41
Correspondence CCLXXXIX
38.
483-486
Injunctions given by the authority of the king's highness to the clergy of this his realm [by Thomas Cromwell vice-regent] 1536 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by thauctorite of the kynges highness to the clergie of this his realm [by Thomas lord Crumwell vice-gerent] A. D. 1536 (Content authored by Nasmith)
printed by Thomas Berthelet kings printer(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia, III 813
483
Incipit:
The first is that the Deane, persons, vicars
39.
487-488
Visitors in King Edward's time, 1547 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Visiters in king Edwards tyme, anno primo (Content authored by Nasmith)
Three, four, or sometimes five with a register went to visit four or five dioceses(Content authored by Nasmith)
Pasted on the flyleaf of item(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 40. Strype, Cranmer I 209
40.
489-520
Injunctions given by the king's majesty as well to the clergy as to the laity of this realm (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctions given by the kyngs majestye as well to the clergie as to the laytie of this realm (Content authored by Nasmith)
Original signed by Edward VI. the protector and council(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 3
490
Incipit:
The firste is that all Deanes, Archdeacons, parsonnes
41.
521-522f
Letter of Elizabeth I to the bishop of London, March 1553 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A copie of a letter with articles sent from the queenes majestie unto the bysshoppe of London, and by him and his officers at her graces commaundement to be putte in spedie execution wyth effecte in the whole diocese, as well in places exempt as not exempte whatsoever according to the tenour and forme of the same. Sent by the queene majesties commaundement in the moneth of Marche A. D. 1553 (Content authored by Nasmith)
printed(Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins Concilia IV 88. Cardwell, Documentary Annals XXX