RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 4251
Extent279 pp.
TitleCommonplace book from the library of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Date[17th century]
DescriptionContaining entries on the Church, Pope, Councils, scripture, confession, images etc.
Many of the 279 pp. are blank.
At pp.129, 131, 133, 161 are later notes and jottings in the hand of Tenison, and at pp. 264-267 a list of manuscripts in his library.
PhysicalDescription177 x 125 mm.
CustodialHistoryFrom the Tenison Library at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, sold at Sotheby's 1 July 1861, lot 25. Acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (Phillipps MS. 15749). Purchased at Sotheby's 28 June 1965, lot 64, by Maggs Bros Ltd.
AcquisitionMaggs Bros Ltd presented it to the Library in 1998.

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CodeNameDates
30Tenison; Thomas (1636-1715); Archbishop of Canterbury1636-1715
NA1527St Martin in the Fields, Middlesex; ancient parish
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