RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 4696 ff. 2-10
TitlePapers relating to William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury
Date27 February 1681-12 April 1693
Descriptioncomprising a letter from Sancroft to Charles Spelman 27 Feb. 1681 (ff. 2-3); a narrative, in Sancroft's hand, of his first hours following his expulsion from Lambeth Palace in 1691 (ff.4-5); a letter to Sancroft from Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester, concerning the Flowerpot Plot, 5 July 1692 (ff. 6-7); a letter from Sancroft to Thomas Sprat, Bishop of Rochester, concerning the Flowerpot Plot and patronage for Henry Wharton (1664-1695), 12 April 1693 (ff. 8-9); a contemporary copy of the petition to James II from Sancroft and the Seven Bishops against the publication of the Declaration of Indulgence [1688] (f. 10).
AcquisitionPurchased by the Friends of Lambeth Palace Library from the Enys autograph collection (Bonhams 28 September 2004, lot 138).

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32Sancroft; William (1617-1693); Archbishop of Canterbury1617-1693
GB/109/8972Sprat; Thomas (-1713); Bishop of Rochester-1713
GB/109/13905Wharton; Henry (1664-1695); clergyman, antiquary and historian1664-1695
GB/109/13906James II (1633-1701); King of Great Britain and Ireland1633-1701
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