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Transcripts of Thomas Baker's copies of documents, mainly relating to Cambridge University, in the British Museum, Late eighteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.02.24

Scope and Contents

Transcript from Baker 8-10 (Harl. 7035-7037).
1. Latin letters from the University to Laud bp. of London. pp. 1-7.
2. Letter from Wolsey to Hen. VIII. pp. 8-10 (= VIII. 174-176).
3. 'Acts, Instruments etc. transcribed from the University Black Book,' [i.e. The Black Parchment Book.] pp. 11-60.
3. 'Acts, Instruments etc. transcribed from the University Black Book,' [i.e. The Black Parchment Book, now in the Registry.] pp. 11-60.
5. Papers relating to Christ's College. pp. 62-111.
6. 'Commentarii Rerum Cantabrigie gestarum cum Sereniss. Regina Elizabetha in illam Academiam venerat.' pp. 113-205.
7. Speeches delivered on occasion of the Queen's visit. pp. 206-210.
8. 'King Edward's Visitation 1549.' pp. 212-225.
9. Transcripts, chiefly from manuscripts in Corpus Christi college, relating to the university. pp. 225-238.
10. 'A collection of Letters and other Papers of Queen Mary, Queen Eliz., Cardinall Poole, Lord Burghley, E. of Leycester, etc. transcribed from a MS. of Dr Gale Dean of York, now in the Custody of his worthy Sonn, Mr Gale' pp. 239-349.


  • Creation: Late eighteenth century


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1 volume(s) (349 pages, and index)

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Custodial History

In the library by 1867.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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