RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoFP 44
TitleCorrespondence and papers
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers comprising:
Churchwardens' presentments for Thorpe le Soken, 1598-9, 1636, Walton le Soken, 1632, and Kirby le Soken, Essex, 1636 (ff.1-5).
Inventory of copes of the chapel royal, Whitehall, taken by William Laud, dean of the chapels royal, and archbishop of Canterbury, 1630-5 (ff.6-13).
Release and quitclaim by George Abbott, citizen and fishmonger of London, to Gilbert Sheldon, bishop of London, of claims to the Rose and Crown and the Three Pattens in Blowbladder Street, London, previously purchased by him, 3 July 1661 (ff.14-15).
Relaxation of the payment of first fruits outstanding from Gilbert Sheldon at the time of his translation to the see of Canterbury, 1663 (ff.16-35).
Papers concerning the bequest by Henry Batchelor of Colchester, Essex, yeoman, for the maintenance of three ministers in Colchester, 1671. Includes copy of his will, 3 February 1647. (cf. Compton 1, ff.35-7) (ff.36-43).
List of institutions to the vicarage of Good Easter, Essex, 1560-1671 (f.44).
Correspondence of E[dmund] Jennings, high sheriff of Yorkshire, and Jonathan Jennings of Ripon about the latter's conviction for the manslaughter of George Aislabie of York, and negotiations for a royal pardon, 1675. (Pardoned, 24 January 1675: Calendar of state papers domestic, 1673-1675, p.546) (ff.45-9).
Inquisition held by John Strangman, royal escheator for Essex, concerning Thoby priory, an Augustinian house with a prior and two canons, dissolved by Cardinal Wolsey, 15 February 1525. The priory's possessions included the manors of Mountnessing, Blundswalles (Great Burstead), Cubford, and the advowson of Mountnessing. Copy annotated with legal opinion about the advowson, 17th century. (cf. Exchequer Inquisitions 11/309/no.8) (ff.50-61).
Grant of the rectory of All Hallows the Less, London, to William Blake and Richard Stockdale, gents., of London, 18 December 1604. Late 17th century copy certified by William Grymes (ff.62-82).
Extract from Domesday Book of estates of the bishop of London in Fulham, 17th century (ff.83-4).
Appeal to [Humfrey Henchman], bishop of London, requesting the consecration of the chapel built in Waltham Forest at the parishioners' expense, situated five miles from the parish church of Barking, rehearsing the history of the chapel and opposition of Sir Thomas Fanshawe, lord of the manor of Barking, c. 1664-70. (cf. Calendar of state papers domestic 1660) (ff.85-6).
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GB/109/9963Thorpe le Soken, Essex; ancient parish
GB/109/9997Walton le Soken, Essex; ancient parish
GB/109/9812Kirby le Soken, Essex; ancient parish
NA1557Chapel Royal; Whitehall Palace
35Laud; William (1573-1645); Archbishop of Canterbury1573-1645
33Sheldon; Gilbert (1598-1677); Archbishop of Canterbury1598-1677
GB/109/9742Good Easter, Essex; ancient parish
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GB/109/9856Mountnessing, Essex; ancient parish
GB/109/9682Great Burstead, Essex; ancient parish
NA1867City of London; All Hallows the Less; -1670; ancient parish-1670
DS/UK/5987Henchman; Humphrey (c1592-1675); Bishop of Londonc1592-1675
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