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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.01.46

Scope and Contents

1. 'Letters Orig. from King Charles 1st, The Prince, Prince Elector, Pr. Rupert, etc.' pp. 1-37.
2. 'Letters Originall from the Earle of Essex, Warwick, Manchester, Oliver Cromwell, Sir John Hotham, Wa. Mountagu, Secr. Nicholas, Sir John Strangways, Sir Tho. Fairfax, Generall Monck, Wm. Lenthall &c. Treaty at Uxbridge and at Newport in the I. of Wight. Two Receits from the Scots for £200,000 paid by the English 1646. Speaker Lenthal's Petition for leave to quit his employment, Mr Robt. Yeoman's case, Prince Rupert's Dismission, Invitation of the Parlt to the Prince, concerning the King's remove from Holdenby, concerning the Duke of York, Mr Tutty's Case by Dr Duck, Sir Edw. Deering's Case and of the 7 Priests condemn'd, Bp. of Worcester, Generall Fairfax, Provision for the King's Children, Lord Savile's Case, Mr Brydle's Case condemn'd at Oxford, examination of Mr Hudson and others concerning the King's escape from Oxford, Dr Baker's ejectment, Mr Rolfe's and Mr Jo. Lilburn's Case, Manner of Reception of the House 1649, Speaker empowr'd to confer Knighthood, conceming the Princess Eliz. and Duke of Glocestr., the King's March out of Scotland and Defeat at Worcester, Carew Hawleigh's Case, concerning Protector Oliver, touching Audlem School, Letters relating to France, Spain etc. from Ascham, Blake, etc. Portugal Ambassador's Brother, Queen of Bohemia's maintenance, Dorislaus's death, King with the Scots, Rendition of the Castle of Edinburgh, Affairs of Ireland, Assembly of Divines, their Acts, Advice, Petitions signed by the Clergy, their names, subscriptions, Assemblies Petition voted a breach of privilege, their powe1· limited, Petitions of the Countess of Leycester, Earle of Derby, Mr Hotham, Mr Ryley, James Nayler at Bridewell, of the Bishops in Parliament, Durham etc.' pp. 41-194.
3. 'Bp. Ayscogh's and Robt. Ayscogh Archdeacon of Colchester's Wills etc.' . pp. 194-204.
4. 'Commemoration of Benefactors in St Peter's College, by Dr Cosin.' pp. 205-210.
5. Three letters from Rob. Marsden to Jo. Worthington. pp. 213-215, 335-338.
6. Lady Mary Ramsey and John Ramsey. p. 216.
7. 'Collectanea e veteri Registro, sive Chartulario Prioratus de Lancastria' 'penes. P.N. S.T.P.' pp. 217-230.
8. 'Persecutionis Catholicorum Anglicanæ et Conjurationis Presbiterianæ Historia. [Autore P. Warnero S. J. Regi Jacobo II. a Sacris, sed alia manu, non originali]. Excerpta quædam ex isto Libro MS. in Bibliotheca publica Cant. inter codices MSS. Jo. More, nuper Episcopi Eliensis.' pp. 231-252.
9. 'Joh. Roffensis Assertio etc. Licitum fuisse Matrimonium Hen. 8 cum Catharina Relicta Fratris sui Arthuri.' pp. 253-296.
10. 'Sentence of Excommunication, and Bedes on Sunday.' pp. 297-303.
11. 'Certificates for the Diocesse of Canterbury, London, &c.' pp. 305-310.
12. 'Letters from Dr Hickes out of Scotland to Dr Patrick &c.' pp. 311-320, 349-356.
13. 'Bp. Alcock's Sermon, printed an. 1497.' pp. 321-328.
14. 'Concerning Houghton Conquest &c. from Mr Archer's Book MS. [now Dr Grey's]' pp. 329-334.
15. 'Transcripts from an old Chartulary of the Priory or Cell of Depyng.' pp. 339-347.
16. 'Letter from ArchBp. Wake to Mr Du Pin, Letters concerning the Church and King of Prussia, King James 2d &c.' pp. 357-370.
17. 'Particula1·s concerning Pembr. Hall, St Botolph's and St Thomas's Hostles &c.' pp. 371-388.
18. 'Some Directions for the collecting Materials for the writing the Life of Mr Nich. Ferrar.' pp. 389-432.
19. 'A List of Professors at Gresham College, from Mr Ward Rhet. Professor.' pp. 433-436.
20. 'A Case concerning Caius College, drawn up by Dr G[ooch] Mr. of that College, copy'd from the Original, in his own hand.' pp. 437-446.
21. 'Th Bp. of Ely's Sentence against Dr Bentley Mr of Trin. Coll.' pp. 447, 448.
22. 'Charters, and other Instruments conceming the Town of Cambridge.' pp. 451-464.
23. 'Dr Atterbury's, Speaker Harley's, and Sr Geo. Rook's Speeches' etc. pp. 465-468.
24. 'Some Particulars concerning the Author of the Whole Duty of Man.' pp. 469, 470.
25. Account of a gold ring found 1729 near Sherborn, York. p. 471.
26. 'De Johanne Rous Antiquario Warwicensi.' p. 472.
27. Verses sent to Ant. Wood etc. p. 472.


  • Creation: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (472 pages)

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

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