RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoArches F 8 f. 157
TitleCANTERBURY V SHELDON
Date1680
DescriptionWilliam Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury v Sir Joseph and Daniel Sheldon; legacy of Gilbert Sheldon, late Archbishop.
On this suit see Richard Palmer, 'Sancroft versus Sheldon: a case of books', in 'The Library', 7th series vol 18, 2017, pp. 271-291.

f. 157r. Receipt by Robert Thompson [secretary and lawyer of Archbishop Sancroft], for the catalogues of printed books and manuscripts of the Lambeth Library marked A, B and C, which were exhibited by the Archbishop in this suit. 14 April 1680.
FindingAidsWrongly entered as G 8 f. 157 in published index
AdminHistoryCase number 1630: testamentary case
PublnNoteNoted in M. Doreen Slatter, "The Records of the Court of Arches", 'Journal of Ecclesiastical History', vol. vi no. 2 (Oct 1953), p 146, as concerning suit brought by Archbishop Sheldon's successor, William Sancroft, against Sheldon's executor about books said to have been bequeathed from his own collection to the Library in Lambeth Palace.

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