RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 953
Extent1 vol containing 133 items.
TitleMISCELLANY
Date1595-1715
DescriptionA miscellany of papers from the collections of Lambeth Palace Library bound together by Andrew Coltee Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian, in 1762.
The papers consist mainly of correspondence of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury and previously Bishop of Lincoln. Also included are strays from the Bacon papers (item 1) and the S.P.G. papers.
On preliminary leaves are a list of contents and an alphabetical index, ending 'finished March 1 1762. Andrew Coltee Ducarel, Lambeth Librarian'.

1. Letter (original) from Henry IV, King of France, to [Anthony] Bacon (1558-1601), thanking him for his care of Antonio Perez (1541-1611), formerly Secretary to Philip II of Spain. Dated 16 December 1595. Endorsed 'Du Roy de France le 7me Decembre 1595'. 1 f.
A stray from the main series of Bacon papers (MSS. 647-662). A further six letters from Henry IV, King of France, to [Anthony] Bacon, 1586-9, are MS. 942 items 3-8.

2. Letter from Sir John Finet (1571-1641) to his nephew Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baron Wentworth (1612-1665) in Paris, concerning rumours of a marriage between Mrs. Ashburnham and Sir Frederick Cornwallis; the recently widowed Lady Anne Lewis, widow of Sir Edward Lewis and a daughter of the Earl of Dorset, as a potentially rich match for Wentworth; and the preparations of William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh, to visit the courts of the Great Mogul and the King of Persia. 17 Nov. 1630. 2 ff.
Endorsed 'Letters of several hands to several persons, not concerning my - [?] Bacon'

3. Letter from Thomas Dugard (1608-1683) to Thomas Hill (d. 1653), Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, sending him a catalogue of the fellows of Merton College, and mentioning some extracts taken out of the statutes of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and a disputation between Mr. Eyres, Minister of Whitnash, and some Anabaptists. 1 Sept. 1652. In Latin. 2 ff.

4. Letter from William Somner (1598-1669) to Miles Smith, Secretary to Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury, recommending Elizabeth Burroughs, a widow, for relief at Harbledown Hospital, Canterbury, 15 Feb. 1663/4. 2 ff.

5. Letter from M. Cox to William Griffith, Secretary to Henry Coventry at Breda, 5 Aug. 1667. 2 ff.
William Griffith (fl. 1652-1702), born at Stratford Longton, Essex, was admitted a sizar at Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1652, graduated B.A. 1655/6, M.A. 1659 (Venn, 'Alumni Cantabrigienses'). He became a notary public in 1664. His manuscripts show him as secretary to Henry Coventry, Envoy to Sweden, 1664-66 (MS. 1091); secretary to Henry Coventry, Plenipotentiary at the Peace of Breda 1667 (MS. 783); and as assistant to Sir William Glascock, Master of Requests, 1674-79 (MSS. 937and 942). A number of his manuscripts were purchased by Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury.

6-7. Two letters in Dutch, written in the same hand. 22 and 26 March 1680. 2 ff.

8. Letter from 'T.G.' on behalf of Thomas Barlow, Bishop of Lincoln, to an unnamed archdeacon in the diocese, with instructions from the Bishop concerning a subscription initiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury to be made among the Clergy for the relief of exiled ministers of the reformed church of France. 8 Nov. 1683. 1 f.

9. Letter from Peter Allix (1641-1717) to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, 11 Sept. 1692. 2 ff. In Latin.

10. Letter from Nicholas Gouge to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, recommending [William] Wake's appointment as Rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. 18 July 1692. 2 ff.

11. Letter from John Knighton to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, 2 May 1693. 2 ff.

12. Letter from Brian Holland, chaplain of Bromley College in Kent, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning his forced resignation as chaplain. 20 Jan. 1693/4. 2 ff.

13. Letter from Henry Marshall, Vicar of Louth, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning problems in his parish and difficulty in collecting tithes. 16 Dec. 1693. 2 ff.

14. Letter from George Vincent, Rector of Sheepy, Warwickshire, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, in defence of a neighbouring clergyman, Mr. Grove, accused of drunkenness.

15. Letter from W. Hickman, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning an attempt to remove Samuel Whitworth as Vicar of Gainsborough. Gainsborough, 14 Oct. 1693. 2 ff.

16. Letter from George Vaux to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the resignation of his living. Courteenhall, Northants. 3 Feb. 1693/4. 2 ff.

17. Letter from Brian Fairfax (1641-1711), secretary to John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Tenison's refusal to grant a dispensation from residence for Dr. Temple, one of the King's chaplains, and abuses obtained at court by chaplains extraordinary. 5 July 1694. 2 ff.

18. Letter from Zachary Cradock, Provost of Eton, to Simon Patrick, Bishop of Ely, concerning affairs of Eton College. 27 March 1694. 2 ff.

19. Letter from Brian Fairfax (1641-1711), secretary to John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the metropolitical visitation of St. David's and other matters. 14 July 1694. 2 ff.

20. Letter from Henry Hughes to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a design on foot on the part of the presbyterians. Woodchurch, near Ashford, Kent, 19 Dec. 1694. 1 f. In the same hand as item 129 which may be the item referred to in this letter.

21. Letter from Ann Gardner to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning her daughter Bremingham and her ruinous marriage to Lord Brittas of Ireland. Jan. 1694/5.

22. Letter from J. Williamson to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury elect, with congratulations on Tenison's appointment to Canterbury. Dublin, 20 Dec. 1694. 2 ff.

23. Letter from John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Henry Compton, Bishop of London, concerning a collection for the distressed protestant exiles from France. Lambeth, 5 April 1694. 2 ff.

24. Letter from the council and burgesses of Maryland to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning free schools in Maryland. Signed by Francis Nicholson and others. Maryland, October 18, 1694. 2 ff.
Noted in Charles M. Andrews and Frances G. Davenport, 'Guide to the Manuscript Materials for the History of the United States to 1783, in the British Museum, in Minor London Archives, and in the Libraries of Oxford and Cambridge' (Washington, 1908), p. 289.
Printed in Printed in William Stevens Perry, 'Historical collections relating to the American colonial church', 5 vols (Hertford, Conn, 1870-78), vol 4, pp. 1-2.
Microfilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 772.
Available from World Microfilms Publications:
Lambeth Palace Library: Miscellaneous American Material. Reel 1 (with other MSS.)
Copies of the microfilm may be available in other libraries.

25. Letter from William Stanley to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, on the death of General Thomas Tollemache and other matters. Amen Corner [London], 16 June 1694. 2 ff.

26. Lettere from 'T.G.' to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, arguing that a promotion to the Deanery of Lincoln does not void former preferments. With precedents from registers of the Cathedral. 18 Aug. 1694.

27. Letter from John Vesey, Archbishop of Tuam, to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Tenison's demurring to accept a vacant see in Ireland. 6 April 1694. 2 ff.

28. Draft letter from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury elect, to William III with a form of private prayer for the King's use prior to atttending public services of morning or evening prayer. 6 Jan. 1694/5. 2 ff.

29. Copy of a letter from Anthony Clark alias Smith, a priest of Midhurst, Sussex, concerning a case of convulsions brought on by witchcraft through the use of a wax image. With an endorsement in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. 13 Jan. 1695/6. 2 ff.

30. Letter from Zachary Cradock, Provost of Eton, to Henry Bulstrode at Whitehall, declining to accept the Deanery of Lincoln. 4 Aug. 1695. 2 ff. Cf. item 33.

31. Letter from Henrik Bornemann (1646-1710), Bishop of Zealand, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, with thanks for the Church lately built in London for the use of the Danes. 25 June 1695. 2 ff. In Latin.

32. Copy of a letter from Henry Capel, Lord Capel of Tewkesbury, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, nominating Edward Walkinson for appointment as Bishop of Down and Connor. 28 May 1695. With an endorsement in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. 2 ff.

33. Letter from William Blathwayt to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, conveying William III's pleasure at Zachary Cradock's acceptance of the Deanery of Lincoln. Namur, 1/11 July 1695. 1 f. Cf. item 30.

34. Letter from Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds [to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury], recommending Mr. Shewell for an ecclesiastical appointment, having served as chaplain to the Duke's son, Lord Carmarthen. 24 June 1695. 2 ff.

35. Letter from Daniel Ernst Jablonski (1660-1741) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. Berlin, 2 July 1695. 2 ff. In Latin.

36. Letter from Charles Layfield DD, patron of the living of Croston, Lancashire, concerning an accusation of simony against him. Winchester, 20 July 1695. 1 f.

37. Letter from John Hay, 1st Marquess of Tweeddale, Lord Chancellor of Scotland, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, introducing William Johnstone, 2nd Earl (afterwards Marquess) of Annandale and commending his experience in the Parliament of Scotland. 27 July 1695. 2 ff.

38. Letter from Susanna Copping to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, requesting employment for her grandson who squandered his estate. Catton, 13 April 1695. 2 ff.

39. Letter from Richard Prichard (or Richard Pritchard), Chaplain of Dulwich College, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury and Visitor of Dulwich College, urging the Archbishop to lift the admonition imposed upon him. 29 July 1695. 1 f. Cf. MS. 942 items 88-90.

40. Letter from Anthony Dopping, Bishop of Meath, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a fellowship at Trinity College, Dublin 20 Oct. 1695. 2 ff.

41. Letter from Jean Leclerc, or Johannes Clericus (1657-1736) Swiss theologian, concerning a dissertation on the Gospel of St. John, and his notes on the Pentateuch. Amsterdam, 12. Kal. Nov. [21 Oct.] 1695. 2 ff. In Latin.

42. Letter from Henri de Massue, Viscount Galway (1648-1720) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, introducing 'Mr. Strouss', son of the leading clergyman of Berne, who is travelling to England. Turin, 18 April 1695. 2 ff.

43. Digest of newsletters mainly concerning European political and military affairs. London, 26 Sept. 1696. With an endorsement in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. 2 ff.

44. Letter from George Hooper, Dean of Canterbury (afterwards Bishop of Bath and Wells) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Mr. Hollingsworth recommended by the Chapter for the living of Stone. 7 Sept. 1696. 2 ff.

45. Anonymous letter to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, from a visionary within the Church of England, concerning the approaching Day of Judgment. 3 Aug. 1696. 2 ff.

46. Letter from William Blathwayt, with William III's army on the continent, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, sending a petition to William III from Sir Henry Dutton Colt soliciting the post of Master of the hospital of St. Katharine by the Tower, London. 4/14 June 1696. The petition is MS. 952 item 15.

47. Letter from William Sherlock (1640-1707) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, relating to a complaint against a passage in one of Sherlock's sermons where it was said that he had asserted "there was no hurt in owning a plurality of Gods." Temple, 4 Feb. 1695/6. 2 ff.

48. Letter from George Broughton, Consul in Venice, concerning the persecution of Protestants and the settlement of an English Chaplain at Venice. 7 April 1696. 2 ff.

49. Letter from J.W. [?] to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a sermon preached by 'Mr L' in 1688 and relating the circumstances of the arrest of Sir John Fenwick (c.1644-1697) and other Jacobites in Kent. 13 June 1696. 2 ff.

50. Anonymous letter, signed 'written with a gold-pen' to Ralph Snow, Receiver General of the Archbishop of Canterbury, relating a dream for the attention of the Archbishop. 18 May 1696. 2 ff.

51. Letter from H., Lady Sylvius, wife of Sir Gabriel Sylvius, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, requesting an interview. 19 Dec. 1696. 1 f.

52. Letter from the actor Cardell Goodman (b.1653) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, seeking the Archbishop's help during his imprisonment for Jacobite conspiracy. Endorsed by Tenison with the date 1696. 2 ff.

53. Letter from John Colbatch, Chaplain to the English Factory at Lisbon, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, on behalf of a young Englishman brought up in the English Seminary at Lisbon and designed for a missionary priest, who, being convinced of his errors, is content to abandon all and to return to his country. 10 Aug. 1696 new style.

54. Letter from William Lloyd, Bishop of Covenry and Lichfield, to Peter Allix concerning works by Allix and by Edward Chandler concerning Philo. 12 July 1697. 2 ff. Cf. MS. 930 item 43.

55. Letter from R. Yard at Whitehall to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, notifying him that William III had embarked with the fleet. 27 April 1697. 2 ff.

56. Unsigned letter to William Laurence concerning family matters and a marriage settlement. 6 Sept 1697. Probably an intercepted letter. See MS. 1048 A. 2 ff.

57. Unsigned letter to Dominick Ryan (or Dominic Ryan) in Dublin [from D.P.] concerning his mission to Godert de Ginkell,1st Earl of Athlone (1644-1703) and private affairs of Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle. Dort, 25 Aug. 1697 new style. 2 ff. An intercepted letter. See MS. 1048A and a further letter from the same correspondent to Ryan 30 Aug 1697 in MS. 1029 item 91.

58. Letter from Samuel Gabrae, desiring a private audience. 17 Aug. 1697. 1 f. The writer describes himself as at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 1645-54, and is presumably Samuel Gabrey of that College, M.B. 1654 (see Venn, 'Alumni Cantabrigienses').

59-60. Extracts and notes, in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, from intercepted letters concerning Roman Catholics and their activities. September-October 1697. 6 ff. Cf. MS. 1048A.

61. Letter from Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, declining an appointment [? as tutor to Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, only son of Princess Anne] 25 June 1698. 2 ff.

62. Letter from John Covel (1638-1722) Master of Christ's College, Cambridge, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, professing his loyalty to William III. 7 April, 1698. 2 ff.

63. Letter from Carl Conrad Achenbach and Justus Wilhelm Wissenbach, theologians, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the state of the Church in the Palatinate of the Rhine. Frankfurt am Main, 12/2 July 1698. 2 ff. Item 110 is probably an enclosure from this letter.

64. Letter from Stephen Nye (1648-1719) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, sending a copy of his book written as an answer to John Toland. Little Hormead, Herts., 6 December 1699. 1 f.

65. Letter from William Blathwayt to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a petition by Thomas Bray to the Lords of the Treasury. Loo, 1/11 Sept. 1699.
Microfilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 772
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66. Paper by Jean Leclerc, or Johannes Clericus (1657-1736) Swiss theologian, containing criticism upon the Stromata of Clement of Alexandria. Amsterdam, 5 Non. Julij [3 July] 1699. 4 ff. In Latin.

67. Letter from Thomas Hyde (1636-1703) on his retirement from the post of Bodley's Librarian and on candidates to succeed him. Oxford, 9 March 1700/01. 2 ff.

68-75. Seven letters from Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. 17 ff.
68. 7 Sept. 1699.
69. 13 May 1700.
70. 29 July 1700. On the condition of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, suffering from smallpox.
71. 30 July 1700. Following the death of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester.
72. 27 May 1700. Sending his writing on the Convocation and on arrangements for its publication.
73. 21 July 1700.
74. 29 July 1700. On the dangerous condition of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester
75. 30 July 1700. Reporting the doctors' efforts to save Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, and his death.
76. 27 July 1700. On the illness of Prince William, Duke of Gloucester.

77. Letter from Mr. Hill to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a Treasury payment to [Neophytos], Archbishop of Philippopolis. 6 Feb. 1701/2. 2 ff.

78. Letter from Stephen Lewis, Vicar of Weobley, Herefordshire, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, petitioning for aid in his poverty. 15 December 1701. 2 ff.

79. Letter from Stephen Nye (1648-1719) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the preface to his book. 4 Nov. 1703. 1 f.

80. Letter from William Lloyd, Bishop of Worcester, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the family of the late Mr. Bryenne, a French Minister who had held a living in Dorset. 28 July 1705. 2 ff.

81. Letter from 'J.S.' to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the doctrine of the Trinity. London, 11 March 1705. 2 ff.

82. Letter from Robert Clarke [to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury], about repairs to an estate at Bluntisham, Huntingdonshire. 15 Oct. 1706. 1 f.

83. Letter from Humphrey Hody (1660-1706) to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, with news of affairs in Oxford. Received 9 April 1706. 2 ff.

84. Letter to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, from the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the value of small benefices in the Deanery of Tiverton, Archdeaconry of Exeter. Signed by Robert Bluett and 7 others. Tiverton, 9 Jan. 1707/8. 2 ff.

85. Letter from Stephen Thornton to Edmund Gibson, seeking appointment as Vicar of Meopham, Kent. Luddesdown, 16 May 1707. 1 f.

86-87. Draft letters from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, the second concerning a minute of proceedings of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. 4 March 1707/8 and n.d. 2 ff.

88-90. Letter from John Somers, Baron Somers, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, sending a copy of articles of enquiry of which complaint was made by the Duke of Wolfenbuttel. 15 Dec 1708. Together with a letter in French [?to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury] signed 'La Mothe' [Claude Groteste de La Mothe (1647-1713)] 17 Dec. 1708, and an extract in French from Leipzig dated 29 Nov. 1708. The papers relate to the marriage in August 1708 of Elisabeth Christine, grandaughter of the Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, to Charles, claimant to the crown of Spain and afterwards the Emperor Charles VI, which necessitated her conversion to Catholicism. 6 ff. Related papers are in MS. 941 items 21 and 131.

91. Letter from John Hall, Bishop of Bristol, recommending Dr. Lye [Nathaniel Lye], one of the prebendaries, to be Dean of Bristol. April 27, 1708. 1 f.

92. Copy of two letters written by the Secretary to an English Ambassador, en route for Morocco. The first dated Gibraltar, 17 Aug. 1708, the second 8 Sept. 1708. In French. 4 ff.

93-94. Draft and copy of a letter from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, to the clergy of the Province of Canterbury, urging support for Queen Anne's Brief in favour of distressed Protestant exiles from the Palatinate of the Rhine. 6 July 1709. 4 ff.

95. Letter from Thomas Brett to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, sending a printed copy of a sermon which had proved controversial. 13 Dec. 1711. 2 ff.

96. Copy of a letter from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, to John Sharp, Archbishop of York, concerning a paper signed by the Archbishop and several bishops, not intended to encourage irregularities in baptism, but levelled against 're-baptization'. 29 April 1712. 2 ff. Cf. MS. 954 items 8-9. See also, on this issue in Convocation on 14 May 1712, Gerald Bray ed., 'Records of Convocation, vol X, Canterbury 1708-1713' (Woodbridge, 2006), pp. 189-90.

97. Letter from Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury, Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Dr. Brett's censure of his sermon on baptism, and sending a paper on the subject. 10 July 1712. 2 ff.

98. Letter from Stephen Gardiner to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, desiring preferment. Norwich, 26 Jan. 1712. 2 ff.

99. Letter from John Moore, Bishop of Ely, concerning the presentation to the Queen of the form of consecration. 11 June 1712. 1 f.
Cf. MS. 954 item 14.

100. Copy of a letter from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Lord Dartmouth concerning the sentence passed on William Whiston (1662-1752). 18 June 1713. 1 f.

101. Letter from George Thorp to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, supporting the petition of his curate John Browning for the vicarage of Herne, Kent. Bishopsbourne, 5 August 1713. 2 ff.

102-103. Letters from John Chamberlayne, Secretary of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury.
102. Concerning the Malabar mission. 21 Dec. 1713. 2 ff.
103. Sending a work by Mr. La Mothe [Claude Groteste de La Mothe (1647-1713)], and concerning a meeting to give an account of the state of the Church in New York. 1 August 1713. 2 ff.

104. Letter from Edward Tenison to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the choice of profession for his son. Canterbury, 23 Nov. 1713. 2 ff.

105. Letter from Henry Mills to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Croydon Hospital. Endosed 'Mr. Mills of Croydon. Received Oct 14 1715'. 1 f.

106. Letter from John Potter, Bishop of Oxford and afterwards Archbishop of Canterbury, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, enclosing a letter from Mr. Wyntle [probably the letter from Robert Wyntle dated 12 Oct. 1715 which is MS. 941 item 50]. 16 Oct. 1715. 2 ff.

107. Letter from Thomas Greene, Archdeacon of Canterbury and afterwards Bishop of Ely, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning his visitation. Canterbury, 20 Sept. 1715. 2 ff. Cf. Edward Carpenter, 'Thomas Tenison' (London, 1948), pp. 138-140.

108. Letter from John Cotton, a poor clergyman, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, petitioning for relief being unable to pay his tenths. Canterbury, 2 Nov. 1715. 2 ff.

109. Letter from Nicolaus Benedictus Paschal to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. Paschal, having been a Librarian in the Vatican, and Canon in the Cathedral Church of Eichstätt in Bavaria, turned Protestant, and petitions for assistance to enable him to go to Berlin to try his fortune. London, 3 Feb. 1710 [?ie. 1710/11]. 2 ff. In Latin.

110. 'Status Rei Ecclesiasticae in Palatinata Electorali'. A report on the state of the Church in the Palatinate of the Rhine. n.d. 7 ff. In Latin. Probably an enclosure with item 63.

111. Letter from Pierre Jurieu (1637-1713), French Protestant leader [to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury] on the sufferings of French Protestants. Refers to the Treaty of Ryswick of 1697 and states 'Lors qu'on travailloit au dernier Traitè de Paix dans ces Provinces, nous travaillames à ramasser des memoires pour prouver que les Rois d'Angleterre sont garants de la liberte des Eglises Protestants de France'. Jurieu sends the memoirs to Tenison. n.d. 3 ff.

112. Letter from Henry Compton, Bishop of London, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, urging a reprieve for Theophilus Cecil on appeal for murder. n.d. 2 ff.

113. letter from Richard Bentley, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Mr. Hopkins, a Fellow of Trinity, and a debt owing to him from [Edward Jones], Bishop of St. Asaph, for the education of his two sons at Cambridge. Trinity College, Feb. 6 [?1700]. 2 ff.

114. Letter from William Sherlock to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Mr. Billinghurst and the Archbishop's instructions regarding a play-house. n.d. 1 f.

115. Letter from Leopold William Finch, Warden of All Soul's College, Oxford to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning the admission to the College of founder's kin. n.d. 2 ff.

116. Rough notes in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. n.d. 2 ff.

117. An anonymous letter to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning Mr. Perkyns, a distressed prisoner in the Marshalsea. n.d. 2 ff.

118. Letter from William Whitfeld to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, responding to the Archbishop's accusation of covetousness for wishing to hold his livings of St. Giles Cripplegate and Ewhurst, Surrey, in plurality. n.d. 2 ff.

119-120. Rough notes in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. n.d. 4 ff.

121. Letter signed 'Mordington' [James Douglas, 3rd Lord Mordington] to Thomas Tenison, Bishop of Lincoln, begging for a loan to feed his children. n.d. 2 ff.

122. Rough notes in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury. n.d. 2 ff.

123. Letter from Henry Compton, Bishop of London, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, about appointing the Admiral's Chaplain supervisor over the rest of the Chaplains in the Fleet. n.d. 2 ff.

124. 'Alleluia. I have seen the Lord twice...'. A religious outpouring singned 'Barbara Cadell'. two large folio sheets, folded. n.d.

125. Draft letter from Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, to an unnamed Lord. n.d. 1 f.

126. Note from Thomas Barlow, Bishop of Licoln, to Thomas Tenison, asking him to send 'the Jesuites Apologie for John Chastell'. 20 Jan. 1682/3. Endorsed 'Bp of Lincoln's note for my book of Jesuits...' 1 f.

127. Letter from Charles Trimnell, afterwards Bishop of Winchester, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, on ecclesiastical appointments and other matters. 29 June [no year]. 2 ff.

128. Letter signed 'Theophilus Philaractus' to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, giving an account of the intrigues of the Papists and Jacobites in the counties of York and Durham. 9 April 1696. 2 ff.

129. Copy of a letter signed 'E. Calamy' [Edmund Calamy] advising against an assembly of presbyterians and independents. n.d. In the same hand as item 20, and probably the enclosure referred to in that letter. n.d. 1 f.

130. Letter from Elizabeth Meese addressed to 'Mr Pellcom', petitioning the Archbishop of Canterbury for charity in her old age. 1704. 2 ff.

131. Anonymous petition to the Archbishop of Canterbury against the immorality of stage plays. n.d. [temp. Queen Anne]. 2 ff.

132. Letter from Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Bishop of Bristol, to Captain Kelly at Trewint concerning Plymouth and Bristol submitting to the Prince of Orange [William III]. Bristol, 3 Dec. [1688]. 2 ff.

133. Letter from Thomas Brett, to Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, concerning a living. Wye, 24 Oct. 1704. 2 ff.
LanguageEnglish, Latin, Dutch, French
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2012
PhysicalDescriptionBuckram binding, 350 x 250 mm., 19th cent.
Guardbook with paper leaves of various sizes.
CustodialHistoryRecorded in Andrew Coltee Ducarel's catalogue of the Lambeth manuscripts dated 1763 (LR/F/42).
RelatedMaterialMSS. 951-954 form a series of miscellanies bound up by A.C. Ducarel between 1759 and 1762
PublnNoteGwynn, Robin, 'The Huguenots in later Stuart Britain, vol. 1' (Brighton, 2015) [KA125.H84]

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29Wake; William (1657-1737); Archbishop of Canterbury1657-1737
DS/UK/5934Bromley College; 1666-1666-
GB/109/19035Cradock; Zachary (c.1632-1695); clergyman and college headc.1632-1695
GB/109/15589Patrick; Simon (1626-1707); Bishop of Ely1626-1707
31Tillotson; John (1630-1694); Archbishop of Canterbury1630-1694
77Compton; Henry (1632-1713); Bishop of London1632-1713
GB/109/10725Nicholson; Sir; Francis (1660-1728); Knight; colonial governor1660-1728
GB/109/17190Vesey; John (1638-1716); Bishop of Tuam (1679-1716)1638-1716
NA2489William III (1650-1702); King of Great Britain and Ireland, Prince of Orange1650-1702
GB/109/21666Bornemann; Henrik (fl. 1707); Bishop of Zealand, Swedenfl. 1707
GB/109/18234Capel; Henry (c. 1638-1696); Baron Capel of Tewksburyc. 1638-1696
GB/109/11035Osborne; Sir; Thomas (1631-1712); 1st Duke of Leeds (1694); statesman1631-1712
GB/109/19696Jablonski; Daniel Ernst (1660-1741); German theologian and reformer1660-1741
GB/109/19815Hay; John (1626-1697); 1st Marquess of Tweeddale; politician1626-1697
DS/UK/6194Alleyn's College of God's Gift; 1619-; public school1619-
GB/109/18259Dopping; Anthony (1643-1697); Bishop of Meath1643-1697
GB/109/19700Leclerc; Jean (1657-1736); Swiss theologian and biblical scholar1657-1736
GB/109/15741de Massue de Ruvigny; Henri (1648-1720); 1st Earl of Galway, and Marquess of Ruvigny; Huguenot leader; army officer; diplomat;1648-1720
NA3023Hooper; George (1640-1727); Bishop of Bath and Wells1640-1727
NA3017Sherlock; William (1641-1707); clergyman and religious controversialist1641-1707
GB/109/19549Fenwick; Sir; John (c.1644-1697); army officer and Jacobite conspiratorc.1644-1697
680Snow; Ralph (-1707); Receiver General, Treasurer of the Archbishop's Estate and Gamekeeper of the manors of Lambeth, Croydon and Waddon-1707
GB/109/15263Goodman; Cardell (1653-); actor1653-
GB/109/19816Colbatch; John (1665-1748); clergyman and university teacher1665-1748
GB/109/10935Lloyd; William (1627-1717); Bishop of Worcester1627-1717
GB/109/6779Burnet; Gilbert (1643-1715); Bishop of Salisbury; historian1643-1715
GB/109/19820William (1689-1700); Prince; Duke of Gloucester1689-1700
GB/109/13583Covel; John (1638-1722); college head; traveller and botanist1638-1722
GB/109/19818Nye; Stephen (c.1647-1719); clergyman and religious controversialistc.1647-1719
DS/UK/3476Bray; Thomas (1656-1730); clergyman1656-1730
GB/109/15756Somers; John (1651-1716); 1st Baron Somers; Lord Chancellor1651-1716
GB/109/15312Hall; John (1633-1710); Bishop of Bristol1633-1710
GB/109/14988Brett; Thomas (1667-1744); Nonjuring clergyman1667-1744
DS/UK/4980Sharp; John (1645-1714); Archbishop of York1645-1714
GB/109/15501Moore; John (1646-1714); Bishop of Ely1646-1714
GB/109/6784Whiston; William (1667-1752); natural philosopher and theologian1667-1752
GB/109/17175La Mothe; Claude Groteste de (1647-1713); Reformed minister and religious controversialist1647-1713
GB/109/18400Tenison; Edward (c. 1673-1735); Bishop of Ossory (1731)c. 1673-1735
DS/UK/3480Hospital of The Holy Trinity, Croydon; 1596-1596-
28Potter; John (?1674-1747); Archbishop of Canterbury?1674-1747
GB/109/19822Bentley; Richard (1662-1742); philologist and classical scholar1662-1742
GB/109/18318Jones; Edward (1641-1703); Bishop of St. Asaph1641-1703
GB/109/18280Finch; Leopold William (fl. 1687-1694); Warden of All Soul's College, Oxfordfl. 1687-1694
GB/109/19823Douglas; James (1651-1706?); 3rd Lord Mordington1651-1706?
GB/109/15832Trimnell; Charles (1663-1723); Bishop of Winchester1663-1723
GB/109/11913Trelawney; Sir; Jonathan (1650-1721); 3rd Baronet; Bishop of Winchester1650-1721
GB/109/12907St Nicholas's Hospital, Harbledown; c.1084-c.1084-
GB/109/21800Colt; Henry Dutton (c.1646-1731); Sir; politicianc.1646-1731
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