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Miscellaneous transcripts, mainly theological

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.44

Scope and Contents

Items include: transcripts relating to the Lambeth Articles; summary of teaching of the Church of England on the disputed Five Belgian Articles; extracts from the tract A Conference betwixt Mr Chillingworth and Mr Lewgar, printed as appendix to John Patrick's edition of Chillingworth's Religion of Protestants ..., 1687; propositions on the liturgy and episcopacy attributed to Archbishop James Ussher; copies of Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance; J. Goodwin (attrib.), 'Some further considerations about Common Prayer'; 'The Method to arrive at Satisfaction in Religion', unpublished Catholic tract; speech of John Williams on appointment as Lord Keeper, 1621; prayers used by Mary I at consecration of cramp rings; nonconformist minister's prayer, 1662; anon., letter relating to Christ's descent into hell; the pains of hell; Francis Savage, exposition of Rev. xvii.12; Samuel Brooke, 'De Auxilio ...', 1618; 'Primitive Christianity', undated; Aquila Germanus, Address to the University, 23 June 1664; 1st viscount Saye and Sele, 'A Defence of Usury', 1641; 'An Account of the sufferings of the Duchesse of Suffolk in the time of Q. Mary', imperfect, unprinted, no date.


  • Creation: 1600-1746 (Circa)

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1 folder(s) (1 folder paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts. After Knight's death in 1746, the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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