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Blennerhassett Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7486
Scope and Contents Personal papers, correspondence, notes, drafts and writings of Charlotte Lady Blennerhassett, chiefly, and her husband, Sir Rowland Blennerhassett. This includes a series of Lady Blennerhassett's working notebooks, collections of reviews and her correspondence with family members, friends and prominent individuals including Ignaz von Dollinger, Lord Acton, Franz Xaver Kraus and members of the German nobility. Sir Rowland Blennerhassett's papers include copies of his speeches, political...
Dates: [1850s]-1917
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Breviary on the State of the Roman Church

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6325
Scope and Contents

Michael Dalton, 'Breviary on the state of the Roman Church', an unprinted fifth-monarchist tract describing events from the foundation of Christianity to the 'discovery of anti-christ' in the 16th century, 88 folios: (fo. 2) title page; (fo. 3) text, beginning 'The 4th Monarchy (videlicet of the Romans)', and ending 'have the first place,&voyce etc.'; (fo. 86v) index; (fo. 88) list of papal schisms.

Dates: 1634
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Conclavista

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4370
Scope and Contents Contains 288 folios: (fo. 1) 'Conclavista di Mi. Felice Gualterio a Mi. Cipriano Saracinello'; (fo. 29) 'Consideratione sopra l'ultime scitture venute fuora intorno'; (fo. 38) 'Avertimenti'; (fo. 42) 'Formula que utebantur a Cardinalibus, Clero. et aliis in creando Pontifice Maximo Anno MLXXIII'; (fo. 43) 'Conclave della sede vacante di Papa Benedetto XI'; (fo. 52) list of contents, pp. 54-108; (fo. 54) 'Morte di Papa Gregorio XI'; (fo. 56) 'Conclave della sede vacante di Papa Gregorio XI';...
Dates: 1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, and related items

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10382
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, together with poems, verse dialogues, newspaper cuttings, photographs and related items. The letters date between 1953 and 1967. They are from Sassoon, and addressed from Heytesbury, unless otherwise stated. A few were addressed jointly to Dennis and Diana Silk. There are three letters from Dennis Silk to Sassoon, and letters from a few other correspondents are included as enclosures.

Dates: 1918-2012 (bulk 1953-1967)
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Council of Trent: Decisions and Declarations

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4318
Scope and Contents

A series of explanatory notes on the decrees of the Council of Trent, 416 folios. The sessions concerned are 4-7, 13-14 and 21-25. There are nineteenth-century entries on fo. 1, including 'Paraphe au desir de l'arrest du 5 juillet 1763 Mesnil' and 'Colle. Paris Societis Jesu'. Inside the front cover is 'J. Lee Doctors Commons. Bound: December 1836 London No.9/103', and Lee's bookplate.

Dates: 1763
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Expositio quarundam sessionum Sacri Concilii Tridentini, Tom. 3

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4452
Dates: 1700 (Circa)
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George Wilson Meadley: Annotated 'Memoirs of William Paley'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8951
Scope and Contents Copy of the first edition of Memoirs of William Paley, interleaved and annotated in pen and pencil with supplementary information from several sources, including 'F' [William Frend], 'Quarterly Review' and 'Lambert'. Loose letters and papers: copy letters, Meadley to Earl Grey, and reply, 1818, on toleration for Roman Catholics and Dissenters; Francis Huish to Trevilian, c.1808; S. Hodgson to Meadley, 1809; J.K. Lewis to Miss Meadley, undated, used by Meadley for drafts of his memoir; and...
Dates: 1808-1831 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Irish College in Paris: Rules and Constitutions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4023
Scope and Contents

'Rules and constitutions for the continuantion [sic] of spirituall exercises and conferences of the Irish Priests and Schollers dwelling wotether or separatly in the Citty and Suburbs of Paris'

Dates: 1675 (Circa.)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Acton, 1st Baron Acton: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4607-5021
Scope and Contents 1. Family papers The papers contain material relating to the Actons of Naples: Commodore John Acton, his nephew J.F.E. Acton and H. Acton, a midshipman; material concerning the Dalberg family, particularly the family property on the Rhine, at Herrnsheim; a few manuscripts relating to Lord Granville; and the 1st Lord Acton's personal papers, including those covering his early years, his parliamentary career and interest in Ireland, relations with his family, and the period of his life spent...
Dates: c. 1650 - 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Lingard: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9418
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence with several of Lingard's colleagues from Douai and Ushaw, Roman Catholic Vicars-Apostolic (bishops), religious historians, antiquaries, archivists, publishers and editors, both British and French. The correspondence includes that of Charles Butler, the Catholic layman and advocate of emancipation, including Lingard's letters, which were returned to him by Butler's daughter after the death of her father in 1842. There are also twenty-five letters...
Dates: 1791-1852 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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John Patrick: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.11-13, MS Add.15-16
Scope and Contents

Collections of notes and references on theologians and theology.

Dates: 1651-1688 (Circa)
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John Patrick: Testimonies of the Fathers against Transubstantiation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.37
Dates: 1685 (Circa)
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Letters regarding the Irish Rebellion of 1641-1644

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4246
Scope and Contents Copies of letters of the Lords Justices of Ireland made at the expense of James Butler, Duke of Ormonde (see the note on fo. 178), 247 folios. On fos 229-236 are copies of further documents relating to Ireland, which are recopied in a later hand on fos 214-218, possibly by Henry St John. These documents include a letter from Elizabeth I to the Privy Council of Ireland; instructions of James I to Sir Oliver St John on his appointment as Lord Deputy of Ireland; letters from James I to the...
Dates: 1641-1644
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Liturgical Devotions and Prayers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6675
Scope and Contents

'Divoti affetti verso al Santissimo Sagramento', liturgical devotions to the exposed sacrament, and prayers for use during the Nine Days' Festival of the Immaculate Conception, in Italian, with further prayers to St Michael, St Andrew, the Magi, and St Francis, in Italian and Latin, 69 folios.

Dates: 1770-1771
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Manuscripts from Hengrave Hall, Suffolk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hengrave
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a mixture of family and estate papers relating to the Hengrave Hall estate, owned by the Kitson and Gage families, alongside antiquarian records collected by two members of the Gage family in the early 19th century. There is also a small collection of records relating to the Rookwoods of Coldham Hall, who married into the Gage family in the 19th century. These records have been kept separate to the main series except where it is not possible to tell whether or...
Dates: 1187-1914
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Mark A. Tierney: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9419
Scope and Contents The correspondence reflects Tierney's interest in Catholic history and contemporary church politics, especially in the period leading up to the establishment of the new Roman Catholic hierarchy in England in 1850. There are extensive series of letters illustrating his dealings with his publishers, especially Booker and Dolman, and series in which Tierney attempts, not always successfully, to borrow manuscripts from the Jesuits, which illustrate the tension in England in the 1830s and 1840s...
Dates: 1823-1917 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on Italy and the Roman Catholic Church

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6612-6616
Scope and Contents A collection concerning the church in France and Italy and also some Italian history. It includes a series of treatises upon the nature and authority of church councils, the property of the church, and the foundation of churches in various countries; report on Venice; three tracts on the Corpus Christi procession, 1696; copy of the Acts of the Synod of Malines, held at Louvain in May 1574, with a pen-and-ink sketch of a city, harbour and galleys at the foot; copies of the acts of a...
Dates: 1600-1832
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Part of a Petition by Irish Roman Catholics for Emancipation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.521
Scope and Contents

The text of the Petition is gone. The signatures are arranged for the most part in three columns.

Dates: 1813 (circa)
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Pater Costerus; Satire upon Roman Catholicism

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2740.2
Dates: 1604
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Petition of Magistrates and others of the above county to the House of Lords against Roman Catholic Emancipation, Elginshire, Scotland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.519
Scope and Contents

Signed by Archibald Dunbeck.

Dates: 30 Apr. 1813
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Petition of Protestant freeholders and others of the above city to the House of Lords in favour of Roman Catholic emancipation, Dublin

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.523
Scope and Contents

The signatures are arranged in from three to five columns.

Dates: 22 Mar. 1819
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Petition of Protestants from the above city against Roman Catholic Emancipation, Cork, Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.502
Scope and Contents

The signatures are arranged in five columns.

Dates: 18 Feb. 1813
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Petition of Protestants of the above county against Roman Catholic Emancipation, County Monaghan, Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.503
Dates: 28 Oct. 1812
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Petition of Protestants of the above county to the House of Lords against Roman Catholic Emancipation, King's County, Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.504
Scope and Contents

The signatures are arranged in five columns.

Dates: 24 Feb. 1813
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Petition of Protestants of the above town to the House of Lords against Roman Catholic Emancipation, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.505
Dates: 24 Feb. 1813
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Patrick, John, ? 1632-1695 (Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist) 2
Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1834-1902 (1st Baron Acton and historian) 1
Acton, Sir John Francis Edward, 1736-1811 (Knight, 6th Baronet and Prime Minister of Naples) 1
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Charles, II, 1630-1685 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Council of Trent 1
Dalton, Michael, d.1648? (legal writer) 1
Döllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von (1799-1890) historian and theologian 1
Evans, Marian, 1819-1880 (novelist, pseudonym George Eliot) 1
Fisher Society 1
Gage, Lady Penelope, 1593-1661 (wife of Sir John Gage, and afterwards of Sir William Hervey) 1
Gage, Sir Edward, 1626-1707 (1st Baronet) 1
Gage, Sir Thomas Rokewode-, 1810-1866 (8th Baronet) 1
Gage, Sir Thomas Rookwood, c.1720-1796 (5th Baronet) 1
Gage, Sir Thomas, 1781-1820 (7th Baronet of Hengrave Hall, Suffolk, botanist) 1
Gould, Sabine Baring-, 1834-1924 (Church of England clergyman, author and folksong collector) 1
Gower, Granville George Leveson-, 1815-1891 (2nd Earl Granville, statesman) 1
Hamson, Charles John Joseph, 1905–1987 (jurist and known as Jack) 1
Hengrave Hall, Suffolk (1538-) 1
James, II, 1633-1701 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Kytson, Sir Thomas, 1485-1540 (merchant, Sheriff of London) 1
Kytson, Sir Thomas, 1540-1603 1
Lasaulx, Ernst von, 1805-1861 (German classicist and philosopher) 1
Lee, John, 1783-1866 (antiquary and astronomer) 1
Lingard, John, 1771-1851 (Roman Catholic Priest and Historian) 1
Lingard, John, 1771-1851 (Roman Catholic priest and historian) 1
Meadley, George Wilson, 1744-1818 (biographer) 1
Neale, John Mason, 1818-1866 (Church of England clergyman and author) 1
Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 (Cardinal) 1
O'Molony, Matthew, fl 1674 (Dean of Killaloe) 1
Paley, William, 1743-1805 (theologian and moralist) 1
Palmer, Roger, 1634-1705 (Earl of Castlemaine, diplomat and author) 1
Pusey, Edward Bouverie, 1800-1882 (Church of England clergyman and theologian) 1
Rokewode, John Gage, 1786-1842 (historian and antiquarian) 1
Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine, 1886-1967 (poet and author) 1
Silk, Dennis Raoul Whitehall, 1931-2019 (schoolmaster and cricketer) 1
Societas Sanctae Crucis 1
Tierney, Mark Aloysius, 1795-1862 (historian) 1
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