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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.01.52

Scope and Contents

1. Statuta reginæ Elizabethæ anno duodecimo regni sui edita. ff. 1-103.
2. 'The Composition betweene the Universitie and the Kinges-Colledge.' ff. 103-120.
3. 'Articles for ye office of keepeinge ye Universitye Librarye made Ao 1582.' ff. 120-124.
4. 'Diverse parcells, things and furniture, belongeinge to ye Universitye.' ff. 125-132.
5. 'Officium Clerici Mercati' etc. ff. 133-157.
6. Letter of Charles I. (1625) to the chancellor, and of the chancellor to the university, concerning the disturbers of the university government ff. 157-162.
7. Order in Council Whitehall 4 Dec. 1629. ff. 162-164.
8. Letters of the duke of Buckingham and the king to the university on the duke's election as chancellor. ff. 164-168.
9. The vicechancellor's letter to the king on the duke's death, asking who was to succeed; the king's reply, naming the earl of Holland. ff. 169-171.
10. Magister Glomeriæ. f. 171 vo.
11. 'Statutum de Oratore eligendo, et ejus Officio ex libro Procuratoris.' ff. 172-181.
12. Two Statutes of Caius College. ff. 182-185.
13. 'King James his Charter' ff. 186-205.
14. Privileges granted to the university by Qu. Elizabeth 26 Apr. 1561. ff. 206, 207.
15. Notes relating to university preachers ff. 208-211, 224.
16. Notes from a book of [Fras.] Hughes bedell. ff. 212 ro-218 ro.
17. Latin preamble to the instrument creating Sir Sim. Harcourt a peer. 4 pp. between ff. 215 and 216.
18. 'Capellanus Academiæ,' 'Stokys's Almswomen,' 'Mr Tob. Rustat's Gift.' ff. 216 vo.-218 vo.
19. Doctors of Music. ff. 219, 226, 227.
20. Short notes relating to the university or town. ff. 220-225.
21. 'Abbots Ripton Com. Hunting.' ff. 228-230.
22. 'Charta Reginæ Eliz. dat. an. Reg. tertio' ff. 231-242.
23. Mr Fletcher's Latin Jetter to king James, with the king's reply. pp. 243-245.
24. Latin letter of the university to the duke of Buckingham, on his election as chancellor. ff. 246, 247 ro.
25. Latin speech to the senate on its receiving the oriental library of Erpenius from the duchess of Buckingham. ff. 247 vo, 248.
26. Latin Letter from Oxford university to James I. f. 249.
27. Latin letter from Cambridge university to Sir Julius Cresar. f. 250.
28. Church notes of Conington Cambs. ff. 251-254.
29. Livings in Ely and Norwich dioceses. ff. 255-261.
30. Notes respecting Robert of Brunne and Robert of Gloucester ff. 262, 263.


  • Creation: Late seventeenth - early eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (271 leaves)

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

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