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Miscellaneous documents on parchment

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.71

Scope and Contents

Including: pedigree of the Fawconer family, 'per Raphe Brooke Yorks Herault 1613'; William Alington: patent of creation as a baron, 5 Dec. 1682; Cambridge University: list of chancellors and vice-chancellors with coats of arms, 1500-1632, and list of honorary MAs, 1583-1631; lease for 3 lives by Simon Patrick to John Acton and Edmund Rivett of the priory and parsonage of Swavesey, and of the manor of Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, 1693; copy of will of John Patrick, with attached probate, 6 Dec. 1695 / Feb. 1696; royal grant of deanery of Peterborough to Simon Patrick, 1679; creation of John Patrick as DD, 1691; royal grant of Westminster prebendary to Simon Patrick, 1672; Simon Patrick (as bishop of Chichester): grant of precentorship, Chichester Cathedral, to John Patrick, 1690; admission of Simon Patrick to vicarage of Battersea, Surrey, on presentation of Sir Walter St John, 1657.


  • Creation: 1613-1693


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1 archive box(es) (1 Box vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts (d. 1746), the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

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