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

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.01.39

Scope and Contents

1. 'Acta, instrumenta etc. statum ecclesiæ vel dioc. Elien. attingentia, desumpta e libro MSto. olim Robti. Newcome LL.D. officialis archidiaconi Eliensis, modo vero inter archiva academiæ Cantabr., reposito istuc uti videtur a Mro. Tabor registrario.' pp. 1-105.
2. Transcript of books of Tho. Markaunt. pp. 106-115.
3. Papers relating to Oxford university. pp. 116-126.
4. Register of institutions and ordinations in Ely diocese under bp. Andrewes. From the register. pp. 128-147.
5. 'Mr Worthington's collections of church matters relating to the diocese of Ely. Part II.' pp. 148-253.
6. 'Transcripta e libro MSto. olim (ut videtur) Johannis Tabor episcopi Eliensis registrarii, deposito per Jacobum Tabor acad. Cant. registrarium inter munimenta academiæ'. pp. 254-339.
7. Extracts from Dr Jo. Gostlin's diary, charges of his burial (ob. 21 Oct. 1626, funeral solemnized 16 Nov.) and legacies. pp. 340-344.
8. 'Some notes from Tho. Caius of Oxford his examen of Dr Caius of Cambridge his book. MS. coll. Trin. [R.5.21].' pp. 346-349.
9. 'Letters to Dr Chaderton, master of Qu. coll., afterwards bp. of Chester, then of Lincoln, taken from old copies, probably his own, and kept by him for his own use, now in the hands of the Rev. Dr Knight, preb. of Ely.' pp. 350-387.
10. 'Letters to the E. of Derby, bp. of Chester etc., chiefly concerning the state of the diocese of Chester, by the exercise of the ecclesiasticall commission, taken from old copies, probably belonging to the bp. of Chester'. pp. 388-420.
11. 'The estate of the diocess of Chester in the time of … John Bridgeman, L. Bp. of Chester, who was consecrated on Sunday 9 Maii 1619.' pp. 422-425.
12. Charter of Trinity hall and letter of Tob. Rustat. pp. 426, 427.
13. 'Letters from Ol. Cromwell, gen. Harrison, capt. Hotham, Sir Jo. Cooke etc. from originals in Mr W's [Phil. Williams's] hands.' pp. 430-437, and 448-456.
14. 'Notes out of the MS. Life of Sir Jo. Packington of West-Wood com. Wigorn., who dy'd in the 77th year of his age, in k. James the first's reign.' pp. 442-446.
15. Miscellaneous notes, pp. 456, 457, and loose papers.


  • Creation: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (457 pages)

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Custodial History

Bequeathed to the library by Thomas Baker (1656-1740).

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Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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