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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.01.40

Scope and Contents

1. 'Statuta pro collegio Divi Johannis Evangeliste' [A.D. 1530]. pp. 1-108.
2. 'Subscriptiones præfectorum, professorum, sociorum coll. etc. ab an. 1662 ad an. 1719. e libro originali.' pp. 111-126.
3. 'A clause of Sir Tho. Wendy's will concerning his charity towards the endowment of the vicaridge of Haselingfeild.' pp. 127-129.
4. 'Statuta Sanctæ et Ind. Trinitatis collegii Cantabrig. edita a visitatoribus regiis anno regni [Eliz.] secundo.' pp. 131-178.
5. 'Mr Chr. Rose's will and charity to St Andrew's Cambr.' pp. 181, 182.
6. 'Particulars concerning Dr Andr. Perne.' pp. 183, 184.
7. 'Particulars concerning Dr Peter Baro, his family, descendants etc.' pp. 184-188.
8. 'An account of Sir Nathan Wright, lord keeper.' pp. 189, 190.
9. 'A copy of a paper left by Mr Jo. Hampden written 15 Apr. 1688. He died not till December 1698.' p. 191.
10. 'Letters of Mr Hartlib to Dr Worthington copied from the originals by Mr Worthington the doctor's son. Most of them are in answere to Dr Worthington's letters already printed.' pp. 193-238.
11. Papers relating to Caius college. pp. 239-247 and 263-324.
12. 'Particulars concerning the dioc. of Ely or county of Cambridge, from Mr Worthington's collections.' pp. 249-262, 325-338.
13. 'Copies of letters (most originall) from lord Burghley, R. earle of Leycester, Sir W. Ralegh, Archbps. Parker, Whitgift, Bancroft, lord North, Sir Edw. Coke, Rob. earl of Salisbury, H. earle of Northampton, &c., taken from a volume of letters in the registrary's office, so mixt and confus'd, that they cannot be reduc't to any tolerable order', 'with mandats from Qu. Eliz. and K. James.' [Now in the Registry] pp. 339-402.
14. 'Literæ patentes circa officium professoris mathematici.' pp. 403, 404.
15. Indenture 6 Mar. 12 Hen. VIII. respecting bp. Fisher's foundation of four fellows and two scholars in St John's college. pp. 405, 406.
16. Note respecting Hartman Schedel's Chronic. Chronicarum Nuremb. Ant. Koberger. 1493. fol. p. 408.
17. Laying of the foundation stone of the senate-house 22 June 1722. Cf. Cooper IV. 169. p. 409.


  • Creation: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (406 pages)

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

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