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Sancroft, William, 1617-1693 (Archbishop of Canterbury, Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1617 - 1693

Biography

William Sancroft (1617-1693), Archbishop of Canterbury and Master of Emmanuel College, was born at Fressingfield, Suffolk and was educated at the grammar school of Bury St Edmunds, and proceeded to graduate BA (1637) and MA (1641) from Emmanuel College, Cambridge. A Church of England loyalist and fervent supporter of Charles II, and later James II, he was appointed Master of Emmanuel College, dean of York, dean of St. Paul's, and Archbishop of Canterbury. When William of Orange expelled James II from the throne, Sancroft refused to transfer his allegiance to the new monarchy and was ultimately suspended and deprived of this position in 1690 with five bishops and approximately 400 clergy in England. He lived out his final days at Fressingfield.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Ralph Widdrington: Letter to William Sancroft, 1656

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1486
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1656
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

The 1570 Statutes of the University of Cambridge, and related material

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.722
Scope and Contents

In the hand of William Sandcroft. (fo. 6) note with autograph of Sancroft, 'Of two statutes, the restrayning Statute doth bind. If neither restrained, the latter doth bind.'; (fo. 6v) alphabetical list of contents; (fo. 8) address to University by Elizabeth I; (fo. 9) statutes of the University, 1570.

Dates: 1690 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.45
Scope and Contents 1. 'Dr Brady's Collections, containing Canonization of Saints, Condemnation of Hereticks, Bull of Jubily, Dispensations, Journall of the House of Commons under Edw. VI. Ph. and Mary, Qu. Eliz., Occasionall Acts and Observations in Parliament, Disorders of the Scots 1640, Lords' Journall, Return. Brevium Parl., Grants, Privileges etc., King of England superior Lord of Scotland, Conviction etc. of Card. Wolsey, Paper of Intelligence 1640, Scottish Assembly etc.' pp. 11-16. 2. 'ArchBp....
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.51
Scope and Contents 1. 'Forms of Prayer not Common collected by ArchBp. Sancroft.' pp. 1-22. 2. 'Notes concerning the Coronation office by ArchBp. Laud and Sancroft, with the Coronation Office at large, us'd by ArchBp. Sancroft.' pp. 23-55. 3. 'Extract. e Computo Acad. Cant. ab anno 1660 ad an. 1682,' Benefactions, 1720. pp. 59-70. 4. 'Particulars concerning the Oaths, Deprivations, names, Qualities, preferments of persons depriv'd' etc. . pp. 75-95. 5. 'Negotium Consecrationis Sacelli...
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.37
Scope and Contents 1. 'An Account of eminent men in the Welsh Diocesses, sent by Bp. Humphreys to Mr. Wood,' 'now in the hands of the Rt. Revd Dr. Kennett Bp. of Peterborough.' pp. 1-18. 2. 'An account of the interment of Bpps. from their wills, taken from the register of the Prerogative at Canterbury.' 'From the collections of Browne Willis Esqr.' pp. 21-25. 3. (a) A grant of arms to the five regius professors from Rob. Cooke, Clarencieux, dat. 13 Nov. 1590. pp. 27, 28. (b) Augmentation of arms to...
Dates: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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