RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubfonds
Alt Ref NoMS 4267-4269
Extent3 volumes
TitleFAIRHURST PAPERS
DescriptionFurther papers collected by James Fairhurst (d. 1999), primarily papers of the Archbishops of Canterbury removed from Lambeth Palace by John Selden after the fall of Archbishop Laud; other papers of, and collected by, John Selden; and papers of Selden's executor, Sir Matthew Hale.
AcquisitionMS. 4267, ff. 1-8, 19-46 were purchased at Sotheby's 16 December 1996, lots 40-41, 43-46, having been sold previously by Fairhurst at Sotheby's 4 June 1946 amongst lots 380-392. The remainder were purchased from the heirs of James Fairhurst in 2000. These acquisitions were made with the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The V. and A. Purchase Grant Fund, The Friends of the National Libraries, and The Friends of Lambeth Palace Library.
RelatedMaterialAdditional to MSS 2000-2019, 3470-3533. See also MSS 4270-4277.

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/12789Selden; John (1584-1654); jurist, MP and antiquary1584-1654
NA2776Hale; Sir; Matthew (1609-1676); Knight; Judge; Antiquary1609-1676
DS/UK/3176Fairhurst; James (-1999); collector of manuscripts-1999
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