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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.01.44

Scope and Contents

1. 'Letters Original from Cardinal Wolsey, to the King's Embassadors to the Emperor. In the Royal Library Cambr.' pp. 1-21.
2. 'A Specimen of Capgrave's Chronicle dedicated to Edward ye 4th.' pp. 23-25.
3. 'MSS. Mri Cory Coll. C. C. Socii. Private Foundations &c. in Corpus Christi College in Cambridge.' pp. 27-50.
4. 'Particulars concerning Trinity Coll. &c. from the Paper Office' pp. 51-57.
5. 'A letter concerning Dr Cudworth's Intellectual Systeme.' pp. 58, 59.
6. 'Particulars concerning Trinity College, Godfrey Goodman Bp. of Gloc. etc.' pp. 60-68.
7. 'Statuts of Saynt James Kirke of Louth.' pp. 69, 70.
8. 'An Old Forme of bidding the Bedes, and Sentence of cursyng.' pp. 71-77.
9. 'A Copy of a Letter concerning ArchBp. Laud and Mr Herne.' pp. 79, 80.
10. 'Particulars concerning the Earl of Essex, Mericke, Cuffe and Bp. Middleton.' 'MS. Coll. Trin. Cant.' pp. 81-91.
11. 'Testamentum Tho. Rotherham Archiepiscopi Ebor. Statuta Coll. de Rotherham.' pp. 93-108.
12. 'Particulars concerning Dr Beaumont and Dr Bern. Hale.' pp. 109-128.
13. 'A Letter from the University, concerning Dr Cudworth's Intellectual System.' pp. 129-131.
14. 'List of Degrees conferr'd at the King's (Geo. 2d) being at Cambridge Apr. 25, 1728.' pp. 132-134.
15. 'Notes concerning Godfr. Goodman [Bp. of Gloc.] under his own hand', with notes relating to Trinity college. pp. 135-138.
16. 'A Copy of Dr Woodward's Will.' pp. 139-147.
17. 'Subscriptions of Graduats from the year 1638 to the year 1690.' pp. 151-192.
18. 'Letters to and from ArchBp. Laud, concerning his power of Visitation, with a Brief of Reasons, wherefore the University of Cambridge is exempt from Archiepiscopal Jurisdiction, Letters to and from the Dutchess of Buckingham, ArchBp. Harsnet, Bp. Andrews, Earl of Holland Chanc. etc. The Bill in Star-Chamber against Bastwick, Burton, Prynne etc. Burwell St Mary's and St Andrew's.' pp. 193-232.
[No 19 in printed catalogue.]
20. 'Particulars from Mr Pern's Book Esqe. Bedell, viz. Funerals, Graces etc.' pp. 235-248.
21. 'A Letter from the Bp. of Bangor to Mr Ant. Wood.' pp. 249-252.
22. 'Obits of several of the Bishops and Clergy, who comply'd not with the Revolution.' pp. 253-256.
23. 'An Account of A Consuetudinary of the Abbey of Bury St Edmund's MS.' pp. 257-266.
24. 'Two Letters from Lord Clarendon and Bp. Sanderson.' pp. 267-271.
25. 'Carta Fundationis Ecclesiæ Eliensis.' pp. 273-277.
26. 'A Catalogue of Fellows, Scholers etc. of Trinity College.' pp. 279-296.
27. 'Nomina Priorum Hospitalis Sti Johannis Jerusalem in Anglia. De Templariis.' pp. 298-300.
28. 'Grant of the Priories of Fordham, Barham etc. to Phil. Parris Esqe.' pp. 301-315.
29. 'A Speech in Parliament, in the begining of Qu. Eliz. Reign.' pp. 317-320.
30 (A). 'Subscriptiones Quæstionistarum et Inceptorum ab an. 1690 ad an. 1725.' pp. 321-386. (B). 'Oxonienses Incorporati A.D. 1732.' p. 388.
31. 'Mr Robt. Dokett's Foundation of two Scholars in St John's College.' pp. 389, 390.
32. 'A Specimen of Bp. Godwin's first Essay, in a Catalogue of Bishops of Bath and Wells.' pp. 391-395.
33. 'Letters [Original] from King James and K. Charles the first. MS. Harley' [6987, 8] pp. 397-405.
34. 'Letter from Card. de Fleury to Lord Oxford, with his Answere.' pp. 406, 407.
35. 'A Catalogue of Graduates at Oxford, from the year 1565 to the year 1609, more particularly of Mrs of Arts, taken by an unknown hand, at or about that Period of time, as far as can be collected from the hand, and shattred Paper.' pp. 409-426.
36. 'An Epistle Dedicatory to John Duke of Bedford Regent of France MS.' pp. 427, 428.
37. 'Collections from Dr Brady's MSS. Papers, viz. Visitations, Injunctions, Surrender of Abbeys &c. under Henry the VIIIth., Ejectments by the Earl of Manchester and the Committees under Charles I., Journals of the Lords and Commons under King James I. Ch. I. and II.' pp. 429-470.
38. 'Beverley [Cœnobium] with a List of the Provosts there.' pp. 471-474.
39. Order of the vicechancellor against frequenting taverns 14 Dec. 1728. p. 475.
40. 'Mr Abr. Whelock's Life or Character.' p. 476.


  • Creation: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (476 pages)

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

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