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Moore, John, 1646-1714 (Bishop of Ely)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1646 - 1714

Biography

John Moore (1646-1714), bishop of Ely, was bishop of Norwich and then Ely. His library contained 29,000 books and 1,790 manuscripts at his death, and was famous throughout Europe. The library was sold to George I in 1714, who gave it Cambridge University, following the intervention of Charles, 2nd Viscount Townshend.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

John Mansell: Letter to John Moore, Bishop of Ely, 1696

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/934
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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

Dates: 1696
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

John Moore: Correspondence to Viscount Townshend, 1705

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/977-978
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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

Dates: 1705
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).

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