RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
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Extenti+225 ff.
Title'Epistolae virorum doctorum de rebus ecclesiasticis tempore Elizabethae reginae', containing correspondence principally between the English Bishops and the continental Reformers.
DescriptionAll the letters, unless otherwise stated below, are in Latin, and the majority are copies probably made in the late 16th or early 17th cent. Many are printed in Zurich Letters published by the Parker Society.
Copies of correspondence of Luther, Melancthon, Camerarius, and Ebnerus, 1529-30, taken from D. Chytraeus, Historia Augustanae Confessionis, 1578 (ff. 186-95).
Henricus [Heinrich] Bullinger, reformer, to Martin Bucer, reformer, 1 September 1536 (copy) (f. 17).
Henricus Bullinger to ---, 15 October 1537 (copy) (f. 13).
Henricus Bullinger to Richard Hills, divine, 30 October 1542 (copy) (f. 115).
Henricus Bullinger to Francis Dryander, Reader in Greek at Cambridge, 31 August 1549 (copy) (f. 30).
Archbishop Cranmer to a lawyer, [November 1555] (copy). Miscellaneous writings and letters, Parker Society, 1846, no. CCCXVI (f. 150).
Peter Martyr [Pietro Martire Vermigli] to Edwin Sandys, Archbishop of York (1576), 10 July 1559 (copy) (f. 29).
Peter Martyr to Richard Cox, Bishop of Ely, 22 August 1559 (copy) (f. 133).
Peter Martyr to Richard Cox, Bishop of Ely, 31 August 1559 (copy) (f. 135).
Peter Martyr to Edmund Grindal, Bishop of London, and (1576) Archbishop of Canterbury, 28 January 1560 (f. 114).
Matthias Flacius Illyricus, Johannes Wigandus, and Matthias Judex, divine, to Queen Elizabeth I, 3 June 1560 (f. I).
Peter Martyr to Bishop Cox, 18 June 1560 (copy) (f. 137).
Peter Martyr to Bishop Sandys, 18 June 1560 (copy) (f. 136).
Peter Martyr to John Jewel, Bishop of Salisbury, 15 August 1561 (copy) (f. 138).
Peter Martyr to Bishop Cox, 4 October 1562 (copy) (f. 141).
'The mynd and opinion of Mr. Rodulph Gwalter of Zurich concerning the wearinge of surplices and prest's cappes', being a translation into English of two letters dated 29 August and 3 November 1565 (ff. 223-4).
Rodolph Gualter, reformer, [to Archbishop Parker], 3 November 1565 (f. 110).
Petrus Dathenus, minister at Antwerp, to the Dutch Church in London, 10 January 1566 (copy) (f. 219).
Henricus Bullinger [to Laurence Humphrey and Thomas Sampson], 1 May 1566. Z.L., first series, app. III (f. 146).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Sandys, 28 August 1566 (copy) (f. 131).
Rodolph Gualter to John Parkhurst, Bishop of Norwich, 2 September 1566 (copy) (f. 76).
Petrus Dathenus and other ministers at Antwerp to Bishop Grindal, 15 October 1566 (copy) (f. 23).
Theodore Beza and others to the Dutch Church in London, 2 July 1568 (Latin copy) (f. 168).
Theodore Beza and others to the Dutch Church in London, 2 July 1568 (Latin copy) (f. 221).
Ludovicus Treppreus, Vincent Hortunus, Samuel Marthorens, and Michael Hortunus, Pastors at Lausanne, to ---, 8 July 1568 (copy) (f. 72).
Johannes Haller and Benedictus Aretius, Pastors at Berne, to ---, 14 July 1568 (Latin copy) (f. 220).
Pastors and teachers of Zurich to ---, 19 July 1568 (copy) (f. 73).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Sandys, 28 August 1568 (copy) (f. 5).
[Thomas Erastus to Albertus Hardenburg, divine, 1568] (f. 152).
Thomas Erastus to ---, [1568] (copy) (f. 158).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Cox, 2 March 1570 (copy) (f. 11).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, [10 July 1570] (copy). Z.L., first series, no. LXXXVIII (f. 12).
Hieronymus Zanchius, divine, to Bishop Sandys, 10 September 1570 (copy) (f. 132).
Immanuel Tremellius, scholar, to Anthony Rodolph Chevallier, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge, 16 September 1570 (French) (f. 19).
Gottfridus Wingius, Georgius Wibotius (als. Octavius Silvanus), and Jacobus Regius, ministers and elder of the Dutch Church in London, to Archbishop [Parker], c. 1570 (f. 18).
Henricus Bullinger to Archbishop Grindal, Bishop Cox, and Bishop Jewel, February 1571 (copy). Z.L., second series, no. LXXII (f. 49).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 2 February 1571 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. XCIV where dated 12 February (f. 99).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Cox, 25 February 1571 (copy) (f. 47).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Sandys, 25 February 1571 (copy) (f. 32).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, 5 July 1571 (copy) (f. 50).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 4 February 1572 (copy) (f. 93).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 9 June 1572 (copy). Z.L., first series, app. VII (f. 98).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 26 August 1572 (copy) (f. 16).
Richerius, Andreas Mazerius, and De Nortius, Pastors at La Rochelle, to the English Bishops, 22 October 1572, with (f. 51) a copy (f. 20).
Lodovicus Botaldus, Andreas Mazerius, and Germanus Calvetonius, Pastors at La Rochelle, to the English Bishops and clergy, 22 October 1572 (copy) (f. 40).
Richerius, Andreas Mazerius, and De Nortius, Pastors at La Rochelle, to the English Archbishops and Bishops, November 1572 (f. 44).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, [1572] (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CVIII (f. 78).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 3 February 1573 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXV where dated 1574 (f. 100).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, 4 February 1573 (copy) (f. 79).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Cox, 25 February 1573 (copy) (f. 34).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 25 February 1573 (copy) (f. 101).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 12 June 1573 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CIX (f.103).
Bishop Sandys to H. Bullinger, 12 August 1573 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXIV where dated 15 August (f. 143).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Cox, 26 August 1573 (copy) (f. 77).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 26 August 1573 (copies) Z.L., second series, no. XCIV (ff. 69, 94).
Andreas Mazerius, Pastor at La Rochelle, to the Archbishops, Bishops, and clergy of the English Church, 25 September 1573 (f. 42).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 8 October 1573 (copy). Z.L., second series, no. XCVI (f. 88).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, [1573] (copy) (f. 35).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Cox, 10 March 1574 (copy) (f. 80).
Henricus Bullinger to Bishop Sandys, 10 March 1574 (copy). Z.L., second series, no. XCVIII (f. 144).
Rodolph Gualter [to Bishop Cox], 16 March 1574 (copies). Z.L., second series, no. C (ff. 67, 104, 108).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 18 March 1574 (copy) (f. 90).
Immanuel Tremellius to Archbishop Parker, 8 April 1574 (f. 36).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 12 July 1574. Z.L., first series, no. CXX (f. 106).
Bishop Cox to H. Bullinger, 20 July 1574 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXI (f. 81).
Bishop Sandys to R. Gualter, [9] August 1574 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXIV (f. 82).
Bishop Sandys to H. Bullinger, 9 August 1574 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXIII (f. 92).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 26 August 1574 (copy). Z.L., second series, no. CIV (f. 85).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, [1574] (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXVI (f. 87).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 6 March 1575 (copy) (f. 83).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 8 March 1575 (copy) (f. 112).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, 31 July 1575 (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXVII (f. 75).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 25 August 1575 (copy) (f. 125).
Henricus Bullinger to Martin Bucer, n.d. (copy) (f. 33).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 20 March 1576 (copy) (f. 46).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Sandys, 26 March 1576 (copy) (f. 142).
Bishop Cox to R. Gualter, [1576] (copy). Z.L., first series, no. CXXVIII (f. 124).
Johannes Sturmius, divine, to Archbishop Grindal, 20 March 1578 (copies) (ff. 7, 27).
Rodolph Gualter to Bishop Cox, 8 March 1580 (copy) (f. 31).
Rodolph Gualter to Archbishop Sandys, 4 March 1581 (f. 25).
John Foxe to Archbishop Whitgift, [1584] (copy) (f. 117).
Nicolaus Colladonius in the name of the Church at Geneva to the Dutch Church in Norwich, 24 May 1588 (copy) (f. 71).
The magistrates of Geneva to Archbishop Whitgift, 14 September 1589 (copy) (f. 56).
Theodore Beza and Antonius Sadelius [Chandeus, Chandieu], divine, to Archbishop Whitgift, 15 September 1589 (Latin copy) (f. 58).
Franciscus Junius to Archbishop Whitgift, 17 September 1590 (f. 14).
Theodore Beza [to Archbishop Whitgift, 1590] (Latin copy) (ff. 162-3, 148-9, 164-5, 52)
Theodore Beza [to Archbishop Whitgift, 8 March 1591/2] (Latin copy) (f. 60).
Letter to Hermannus Rennecherus, [1592] (copy) (f. 217). Another copy is at MS. 2872, ff. 13-14v.
Theodore Beza to Archbishop Whitgift, [1593] (Latin copy). Strype, Whitgift, ed. 1822, iii, app. XVII (f. 54).
Archbishop Whitgift to T. Beza, January 1593/4 (copy) (f. 63).
Jacobus Lectius, lawyer, to Archbishop Whitgift, 18 March 1593/4 (copy) (f. 62).
Letter without signature or address, n.d. (copy) (f. 123).
Martin Bucer to -, n.d. (Latin) (f. 154).
Chandieu (Sadelius), Seigneur de la Roche, and Le Masson, Seigneur de la Fontaine, to the Archbishop of Canterbury and English Bishops, n.d., with (f. 9) a copy (f. 166).
Archbishop Parker and Robert Horne, Bishop of Winchester, to 'confratres in Christo' [ministers at La Rochelle], n.d. (f. 22).
[Archbishop Parker] probably to Immanuel Tremellius, n.d. (copy and translation). Endorsed by Parker in red lead 'Emanuel' (ff. 215-16).
Letter to Bishop Sandys, n.d. (incomplete copy) (f. 46v).
Account of the Church in Geneva, n.d. (copy) (ff. 127-129v).
Part of a treatise on the Sacraments, n.d. (ff. 170-5).
Papers by John à Lasco, divine, and by Guillaume Farel and Theodore Beza, Reformer, (Latin, ff.183v-184v) on the Sacraments, the latter dated 14 May 1557 (copy) (ff. 178-184v).
Treatise on the Sacraments, n.d. (ff. 196-214).
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 202
PublnNoteSee Lambeth Palace Library Z664.L2 5.24 [These consist of notes made by Simon Keynes regarding the dispersal of the Fairhurst Collection. (unpublished)]

Elizabeth Evenden and Thomas S. Freeman, 'Religion and the book in early modern England : the making of Foxe's "Book of Martyrs" ' [Lambeth Palace Library D1600.F6]

David Scott Gehring, 'Anglo-German relations and the Protestant cause' (London, 2013) [Lambeth Palace Library H5071.G3]

R. Henrich, Alexandra Kess, Christian Moser (eds.), 'Heinrich Bullinger. Briefwechsel. Bd. 12: Briefe des Jahres 1542' (2006) [Lambeth Palace Library H9433.B8]

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