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College chapel : account of the consecration of Peterhouse chapel.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/CHAPEL
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Seven leaves (290 × 180mm) bound in a late 17th-century Cambridge style between many blanks by George Bayntun of Northumberland Place, Bath, in, or shortly after, 1894. It is possible that this was a copy for Walter Curle (or Curll), D.D., Fellow of Peterhouse 1598 to 1616, Bishop of Bath and Wells to November 1632 (when he was translated to Winchester) and a notable benefactor to the building of the chapel.

Dates: 1633-03-17
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'De Alcuino Diacono' and 'De Joanne Sarisberiensi'

Reference Code: GBR/0273/Pet.Misc.9
Scope and Contents There are three hands (not necessarily of three individuals). The first and third texts (Alcuin (f. 1r to 2r) and John of Salisbury (f. 2v)) are copied from John Pits (1560-1616), 'De illustribus Angliae scriptoribus' (Paris, 1619) the Peterhouse copy of which (K.4.14) belonged to John Cosin (1594-1672, Master of Peterhouse 1635-1643 and August to October 1660, Bishop of Durham 1660-72). The principal texts are in bastard italic hands of the 17th century. Another 17th-century hand, has...
Dates: 1630 - 1670
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Widdrington : letters and orations.

Reference Code: GBR/0273/WIDDRINGTON
Scope and Contents pp. 1-76 from front and 1-25 from back. Many blanks between.Front:1-9: Oratio panegyrica habita in Aula St Joh. Cantab. Die initiationis Regis Jacobi. Presumably 1684, though the account in Cooper’s Annals, iii. 606 does not indicate a university-wide event in St John’s hall.10-20: Oratio in Inauguratione Augustissimi Regis Caroli. [May 1660]21-6: Gloriosior Jupiter fulmine quam Imbre Aureo. 166927-9: untitled and undated address to the U. Possibly soliciting...
Dates: 1650 - 1684

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