RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 1169
Extent88 ff.
TitleMISCELLANY
Date17th century-18th century
DescriptionMiscellaneous papers, as follows:

ff. 1-28. Papers relating to the hospitals of St. Nicholas, Harbledown, and St. John the Baptist, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent. These were sister hospitals; both founded by Archbishop Lanfranc. See also MSS. 1131-1132.
ff. 1-6. List of the muniments of the hospital of St. Nicholas, Harbledown. Signed: 'Andrew Coltee Ducarel. This account was taken by me at Harbledown near Canterbury, May 11 1761'. Endorsed in the hand of Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury: '... from Dr. Ducarel May 21 1761'.
ff. 7-12. A paper endorsed: 'Dr. Thompsons account of the revenue of the two hospitals by Canterbury', dated 1679. Included is a list of the women ('insisters') admitted to the hospital of St. Nicholas, Harbledown 1657-79.
f. 13. An account of the two hospitals. 28 July 1687. Endorsed with the date 1678.
f. 14. Letter to Ralph Snow, Treasurer of the Archbishop of Canterbury, from Paul Sukin, concerning the hospitals and their resident and non-resident brothers and sisters. 4 Aug. 1679.
ff. 15-16. Accounts of the reparationers of the two hospitals. 1688.
ff. 19-24. Accounts of the two hospitals n.d. [c.1687].
ff. 25-28. Statements by Elias Sydall, Master of both hospitals (and afterwards Bishop of Gloucester), certifying their state of repair and including lists of the in-brothers and in-sisters. 6 October 1711.

ff. 29-30. 'Ex Rotulo Parliamenti, anno secundo Hen[rici] 5ti n. 21'. Extract from a roll of Parliament of 2 Henry V [1414-1415] recording an Act suppressing alien priories in England. A copy, attested as true by George Holmes (1661-1749), Keeper of the Records in the Tower.
Endorsed: 'alien priories. an Act of Parliament anno 2 Henrici 5 at Leicester. Not printed in any of the statute books'.

ff. 31-32. Draft letter from Andrew Coltee Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian, to Frederick Cornwallis, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the taxation of the ninth ('taxatio nonae') granted to Edward III by Parliament in 1340-1, with a transcript of tax assessments for the parishes of 'Bodecumbe' [Butcombe] and 'Wodewyk' [Woodwick], Somerset, and the suggestion of obtaining a copy of the assessments for Kent for Lambeth Palace Library. 11 Sept. 1779.

ff. 33-34. Extracts from the wills of Thomas Tenison (d. 1715) and William Wake (d.1737), Archbishops of Canterbury, concerning paintings, books and other goods at Lambeth Palace. Endorsed in the hand of Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury.

ff. 35-36. Extract from the will of Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1768), concerning his bequest of books to Lambeth Palace Library.

ff. 37-69. Bills and accounts of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1711. Mainly comprising tradesmen's bills, receipted and preserved as vouchers. Also included are bills for bricklaying, glazing, and work in the Archbishop's garden. At f.37 is a cover, inscribed by Andrew Coltee Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian: 'Old accounts of Abp Tenison in 1711'.

f. 70. A rough bibliographical note in the hand of Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury 1758-68.

ff. 71-83. 'Prayers used in the Chapel of the Palace of Lambeth a little before bed-time'. At the top of the first page are the initials T.T., i.e. Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury.

ff. 84-88. Two undated letters in Latin, addressed to an unnamed clergyman, with (f. 84) a wrapper inscribed by Andrew Coltee Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian: 'This paper contains two original letters of the Moravians deposited in the MSS. Library at Lambeth in 1742 - for both which the Revd. Mr. Henry Hall, at that time Librarian, gave a receipt - as also an account of the said two letters by Mr Hall in a letter to Dr. Ducarel dated Nov. 26 1758'. The letter by Hall is not present (and is not found with Hall's letters to Ducarel in MS. 1163).
On an instruction by Archbishop Potter to his Librarian not to issue a receipt for documents deposited by Zinzendorf, see Colin Podmore, 'The Moravian church in England 1728-1760' (Oxford, 1998), p. 224.
LanguageEnglish, Latin
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2013
PhysicalDescriptionCloth binding, 348 x 260 mm., 20th cent.
Paper leaves
CustodialHistoryRecorded in H.J. Todd, 'A catalogue of the archiepiscopal manuscripts in the library at Lambeth Palace' (1812), when the papers, numbered 1-8, were preserved loose in a case.

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CodeNameDates
30Tenison; Thomas (1636-1715); Archbishop of Canterbury1636-1715
29Wake; William (1657-1737); Archbishop of Canterbury1657-1737
25Secker; Thomas (1693-1768); Archbishop of Canterbury1693-1768
NA2381Ducarel; Andrew Coltée (1713-1785); Lambeth Librarian1713-1785
GB/109/15311Hall; Henry (1717-1763); Librarian to Archbishop of Canterbury1717-1763
DS/UK/5064St John's Hospital, Canterbury; 1084-1084-
GB/109/12907St Nicholas's Hospital, Harbledown; c.1084-c.1084-
DS/UK/5686Sydall; Elias (c1671-1733); Bishop of Gloucesterc1671-1733
24Cornwallis; Frederick (1713-1783); Archbishop of Canterbury1713-1783
199Moravian Church; 1457-1457-
680Snow; Ralph (-1707); Receiver General, Treasurer of the Archbishop's Estate and Gamekeeper of the manors of Lambeth, Croydon and Waddon-1707
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