RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoArches F 1 ff. 58-81,85-98,176-185,188-191
DescriptionPapers in the Arches case Wiseman (or Wyseman) v Nevinson relating to the will of Christopher Nevinson (or Nevynson) DCL (d. 1551), Benedictine monk and afterwards civil lawyer and Commissary General of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. Nevinson married Anne, a niece of Archbishop Cranmer; she subsequently married Thomas Wiseman. Cranmer was one of the supervisors of the will.
On Nevinson, see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
ff. 58v-64v. Will of Christopher Nevinson DCL, of Addisham, Kent, made 17 March 1551,
ff. 64v-65r. Letters of Edward VI reciting that the will of Christopher Nevinson was proved in the PCC 25 Jan 1552 and the executors, his widow Anne and Stephen Nevinson were obliged to produce an inventory.
On Stephen Nevinson (or Nevynson) (c.1520-1580), see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
ff. 65v-81v. Inventory of the movable goods and chattels of Christopher Nevison. This inventory was made by Christopher himself ('of me C Nevinson') and includes a heading 'my own apparell' (f. 76r). 30 Nov 1550.
ff. 85r-91v. Inventory of all the movable goods of Christopher Nevison, appraised 5 Sept 1551.
ff. 92r-97r. Inventory of the books of Christopher Nevinson.
f. 97v. The leases of Christopher Nevison, valued 2 March 1552.
f. 98r. Debts and credits of Christopher Nevison at the time of his death.
f. 98v. Funeral expenses of Christopher Nevison.
ff. 176v-185v. Receipts and acquittances of Stephen Nevinson as executor of Christopher Nevinson, with further inventories, including (ff. 181v-185v) an inventory of books.
ff. 188r-191r. Further part of the inventory of Christopher Nevinson.
AccessConditionsFor preservation reasons, original material is not produced. Please use microfilm.
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 164
RelatedMaterialCf. Arches F 1 ff. 1-4, papers relating to the estate of John Monyngs, administered by Thomas Wiseman. Monyng's second marriage was to Jane, sister of Archbishop Cranmer and mother of Anne, who married Christopher Nevinson and subsequently Thomas Wiseman.
National Archives PROB 11/35/25: Will of Christopher Newinson [recte Nevinson], Doctor of the Civil Law, of Adisham, Kent, proved in the PCC 25 January 1552.
National Archives C 1/1386/26 and C 1/1386/27: Thorneden v Wyseman. Plaintiffs: Richard THORNEDEN, DD, parson of Adisham with the chapel of Staple annexed. Defendants: John WYSEMAN, gentleman. Subject: Lease of the parsonage made by Thomas (John) Brande, late parson deprived for marriage, to Christopher Nevynson, whose widow defendant has married. 1553-1555.
National Archives C 78/35/8: Wiseman v Nevynson. Plaintiffs: Thomas Wiseman esq and his wife Anne, widow of Christopher Nevynson esq. Defendants: Stephen Nevynson and Thomas Nevynson. Subject of decree: Interest in a lease of rectory of Nonington, Kent; dismission. 1566 Nov 7.
National Archives C 3/188/84: Wyseman v Nevynson. Plaintiffs: Thomas Wyseman and Anne Wyseman his wife. Defendants: Stephen Nevynson and Thomas Nevynson. Subject: rectory of Nonington, Kent. 1558-1579.
National Archives C 4/55/133: Thomas Wyseman v. [-] Nevynson: answer and rejoinder. Sixteenth century.

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