RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoReg. Morton 1
Extent483 ff (both volumes)
TitleRegister of John Morton
Date1486-1500
DescriptionREGISTER ONE (of 2)
Fols
1-3 Bulls of Translation etc. Oct.1486.

4-32v Papal bulls, commissions, monitions for visitation, indulgences, 1486-93.

33-54 Convocations, 1486-88.
37-39 wanting, 40 blank.

55-197 Registers of acts during vacancies of sees, 1491-97.
Fols 77, 93, 99-101, 108-9, 140-1, 158, 163-6, 181-3, 190, 198 blank.

199-202 Foundation statutes of hospital in Croydon (English) 1447.

202 Order concerning the application for canonization of saints with notes of fees, with part of an inquiry concerning the saintliness of Henry VI.

207-214 Appeal of Bishop of London to Rome against the claims of the archbishop for testamentary jurisdiction, 1494.

215 blank

216-226 Bulls in favour of proctors of the court of Canterbury and on various other matters including, fol.220, canonization of Anselm, 1494-5.

227-250 Copy of process in a case concerning tithes of Escinens and Hamyden (sic) Winchester diocese.

251-256 Testamentary commissions, 1486-99.

Table of contents on fly leaf.
FindingAidsManuscript Index by A. C. Ducarel: LR/F/62/28
Described in O.S. Pickering & V.M. O'Mara, 'The Index of Middle English Prose: handlist 13. Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library including those formerly in Sion College Library' (1999)
PhysicalDescriptionStamped binding, re-backed; sixteenth century foliation.
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 708
PublnNotePublished edition:
Harper-Bill, C.J. (ed.) "The register of John Morton, archbishop of Canterbury 1486-1500" (Canterbury and York Society, vols. 75, 78, 89; 1987, 1991, 2000). [Lambeth Palace Library H5106 (R)]

See also:
Gunn, Steven, Henry VII's new men and the making of Tudor England (OUP 2017) [KA330.G8 2017]

Jenkins, C. in "Tudor Studies presented...to A.F. Pollard" (London, 1924) ed.R.W. Seton-Watson, pp.26-75.

Woodhouse, R.I. "The Life of John Morton" London. 1895. pp.152-163.

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