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Documents Relating to Bishop Cox of Ely(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Documents Relating to Bp Cox of Ely
Codicology:Paper, 300 x 209 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (11.7 x 8.5 in.), ff. circa 200, many blank. Cent. xvi, in various hands.
Provenance:Stanley is responsible for calling this volume Misc. Y, and he is wrong. Parker's own Misc. Y, which contained chiefly medical tracts, is lost, and the present volume was given by Dr J. Jegon, Master from 1590 to 1602.
Provenance: A note on the first page (f.viiir) reads:(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) “This booke conteyninge some fragments of that excellent man Richard Cox bishoppe of Elie, Roger Cox sonne to the B. gave to me J. Jegon.” (Content authored by Nasmith)
Foliation: ff. i-viii + 1-38 + 38a + 39-210 + ix-x(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and English(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-56r
The location of places derived from the church fathers and others (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Loci communes ex patribus, &c. collecti (Content authored by Nasmith)
Collected from Fathers and medieval writers
2.
56v-63v
Notes on church history 603 AD - 1509 AD (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Notae historicae ordine chronologico dispositae de rebus ecclesiasticis ab anno 603 ad annum 1509 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Mostly on the Popes
3.
64r-66v
Laws of Cnut, Ethelred, Edgar, Edmund, Athelstan, Ine and Alfred (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Leges Canuti, Ethelredi, Edgari, Edmundi, Adelstani, Inae et Aluredi (Content authored by Nasmith)
(4 pp.) called by Liebermann (p. xxii) Corpus
4.
67r-102v
Poems on the butcher of Paris (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carmina in Lanienam Parisiensem (Content authored by Nasmith)
67r
Rubric:
In perfidiam et crudelitatem quam Carolus nonus Galliae Rex in Christianos exercuit
A series of 8 Latin poems: the first begins
67r
Incipit:
Fama fuit Moscum furiis urgentibus arma
Aduersus ciues expediisse suos
72r
Two pages, one with swan-marks (?) of Roger, Richard, John, Jane Cox, Eliz. Whithed, and Brame
73r
The other with miscellaneous notes
73v
27 blank leaves
5.
103r-103r
Letter of Bishop Cox of Ely exhorting the parishioners of every parish to be charitable to their poor neighbours: dated Dodington 12 July, 1569 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter exhorting the parishioners of every parish to be charitable to their poor neighbours, sent by order of council: dated Dodington 12 July, 1569 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 5-11 occupy 5 pp.
6.
103r-103r
Letter of Bishop Cox of Ely to the ministers of every parish to certify the names of those that refuse to come to church and receive the sacraments: dated Somersham 13 November 1569 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter to the ministers of every parish to certify unto him the names of those that refuse to come to church and receive the sacraments, sent by order of council: dated Somersham 13 November 1569 (Content authored by Nasmith)
7.
103v-103v
Letter of Bishop Cox of Ely enjoining the ministers to use only the catechism set forth in the book of service, dated Somersham 7 August 1572 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter enjoining the ministers to use only the catechism set forth in the book of service, and to certify unto him quarterly the names of such parents as refuse permitting their children to learn it, dated Somersham 7 August 1572 (Content authored by Nasmith)
8.
103v-103v
Letter to the churchwardens of a parish to take down their roode-loft and superstitious dome, dated Somersham 16 December 1572 (Content authored by Nasmith)
The “superstitious dome” is most likely a picture of the Doom or Last Judgment. Gorham, Gleanings p. 452
9.
104r-104r
Letter of Bishop Cox of Ely to the ministers of his diocese to be diligent in catechising, dated Ely-palace March 1, 1572 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter to the ministers of his diocese to be diligent in catechising, dated Ely-palace March 1, 1572 (Content authored by Nasmith)
10.
104r-104v
Letter from the council to Bishop cox of Ely, requiring him to enforce the observance of uniformity in religion thro' his diocese, dated Greenwich 7 November 1573 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the council to the bishop, requiring him to enforce the observance of uniformity in religion thro' his diocese, dated Greenwich 7 November 1573 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Wilkins, Concilia IV 279
11.
105r-115v
Letter from Richard Cox, bishop of Ely to the several parishes to enforce the observance of uniformity in religion (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the bishop to the several parishes on this occasion (Content authored by Nasmith)
105v
Blank leaves
12.
116r-117r
Prayers for the beginning of every year in the queen's reign (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 12-15 occupy 5 pp.
13.
117r-117r
Coronation oath (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Juramentum regis quando coronatur (Content authored by Nasmith)
14.
117r-117r
A prayer for the beginning of every year in the queen's reign (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Another prayer for the beginning of every year in the queen's reign (Content authored by Nasmith)
15.
117v-119v
Prayers against the adversaries of the godley (Content authored by Nasmith)
16.
120r-161v
Form and order of the psalmes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Metrical Psalms
The forme and order of the psalmes as they were used to be songe in the house of the late right reverend father Richard Cox sometime L. B. of Ely (Content authored by Nasmith)
120r
Rubric:
Munday morning Psal. 1
120r
Incipit:
That man is bleste that hath not gone etc.
122v
Ends with Thursday morning
123r
Blank leaves
17.
162r-170v
Lists of fairs (Content authored by Nasmith)
Occupies 9 ff.
18.
171r-173v
Epitaph of pope Sixtus V (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epitaphia papae Sixti (Content authored by Nasmith)
19.
174r-194r
Historical notes beginning in 1558 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Notae historicae incipientes A. D. 1558 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Scattered over several leaves: may be of interest
20.
194v-199v
Poems in Latin and English (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Carmina Latina et Anglicana (Content authored by Nasmith)
Includes several poems to Queen Elizabeth, an epitaph for Richard Cox etc.
21.
200r-200r
Verses written by a prisoner, signed C. Like as the byrde in the cage enclosed (Content authored by Nasmith)
200r
Signed R. or P. τελος
21-24 (4) are in one good hand
22.
200v-201v
Verses in praise of retirement signed C. W. Myne owne Ihon Poyntz sins ye delite to know (Content authored by Nasmith)
201v
Signed R. W.
23.
201v-203v
Proverbs (Content authored by Nasmith)
201v
Incipit:
Many a man makes Ryme and lokes to no reason
203v
Before 24 is a theological extract in Latin
24.
204r-208v
English verses (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
English verses with the following burdens (Content authored by Nasmith)
(1)
204r
Incipit:
Hold back thy tonge at meat and meal;
Speake but few wordes, bestow them well
(2)
204v
Incipit:
The black shepe is a perylous beast,
Cujus contrarium falsum est
(3)
205r
Incipit:
Say well and do well they are things twayne;
Thryse happye is he, in whom both raygne
(4)
205v
Incipit:
My derlyng dere long have I sowght,
Lost is my labour, she is clere nowght
(5)
207v
Incipit:
Lorde wounde my fleasshe with thy feare
For I feare thy judgements
(6)
208r
Incipit:
For he that by wyll doth rule his witte
Doth oftymes loose when he shulde knitte
These verses were printed in the Percy Society's publications (H. P. S.), vol. XIII, no. 50, 1844, by James Goodwin(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
25.
209r-210r
Speech of Cromwell earl of Essex at his execution (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Speech as I conjecture of Cromwell earl of Essex at his execution (Content authored by Nasmith)
209r
Incipit:
Masters I am come hither to dye
(2 pp.)
26.
210v-210v
Prayer to be said before the Mass (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio dicenda ante missam (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 26, 27. On one page, the last
27.
210v-210v
Indulgence granted to the confraternity of St Christopher and St George in the city of York (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Indulgentia concessa confraternitati S. Christophori et Georgii in civitate Eboraci (Content authored by Nasmith)