RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoReg. Warham 1
Extent213 ff
TitleRegister of William Warham
Date1503-1530
DescriptionREGISTER ONE (of 2)
Fols
1 Elaborate decoration, with painted pattern of roses, grotesque heads, Warham's coat of arms etc. Bull of translation dated 29 Nov. 1503.

1-26v Bulls, commissions, grants to religious houses, including provisions to bishoprics.
Fols 14-14v. Iuramentum super tractatu pacis, Greenwich before Henry VIII, 26 March 1510. Subscribed by French signatories to the treaty of 26 March. Form of oath in Latin and French. (The Latin form is given 'ex autogr.' by Rymer, Foedera XIII, 275, cf. Cartae Miscellanae XIII, 4.)

27-34v blank (on fol. 32 there is some childish scribble).

35-86 (LXXXVII) Metropolitical visitation of Canterbury diocese, 9 Sept. 1511.

86v (LXXXVIIv) blank

87-89v (LXXXIX-) Procurations.

90-158v Copies of appropriations of rectories to various religious houses.

159-167v Trial of heretics by Archbishop Warham, 1511. 'Nomina abiuratorum in crimine heretice pravitatis.' Full depositions, in the vernacular.

167v-175v Continuation of the same, 1512.

176-176v blank

177-178v extracts from a work of Aretinus to strengthen the case of the archbishop against his suffragans concerning the legal standing of a register.

179-181v blank

182-186v Letters directed to 'all and singular trewe and faithfull cristen people' with a list and condemnation of many common heresies, drawn up 'before the King's highness in parsone by advise and assent of the prelats and clerks as well as of the universities.' 24 of May 1530.

187-190v blank

191-212v Sede vacante registers.

213 blank.
FindingAidsManuscript Index by A. C. Ducarel: LR/F/62/31-33
PhysicalDescriptionOne of two registers, modern binding (apparently one volume in two). Contemporary Roman numeration in
right hand top corner, also modern Arabic numeration (in pencil).
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 709
PublnNoteArnold, J., 'Dean John Colet of St.Paul's: Humanism and Reform in early Tudor England', (IB Tauris, 2007), [Lambeth Palace Library H5199.C6A7]

Aston, M. and C. Richmond (eds.) "Lollardy and the gentry in the later Middle Ages" 1997

Bateson, M. 'Archbishop Warham's visitation of Monasteries 1511' in "The English Historical Review" VI, 1891, pp 18-35. [Lambeth Palace Library H5183.B2] - on ff. 35-86

'Canterbury 1162-1190', edited by C.R. Cheney and Bridgett E.A. Jones. London: Oxford University Press for British Academy, 1986. lxxviii, 283p., 8 plates. (English episcopal acta, 2) [Lambeth Palace Library H5107.C2]

Evenden, Elizabeth and Freeman, Thomas S. 'Religion and the book in early modern England : the making of Foxe's "Book of Martyrs" ' [Lambeth Palace Library D1600.F6]

Hughes, P. 'The Reformation in England' II Appendix I, pp. 331-346 - paraphrase in English of ff. 182-186v

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

Maitland, S.R. 'Archbishop Warham's Visitation in the year 1511', British Magazine XXIX-XXXII (1846-7) - on ff. 35-86

Midgley, Frieda "Archbishop Warham's Acta: An evaluation of the appropriateness of modern cataloguing standards to medieval records" UCL MA Thesis 2001 [Lambeth Palace Library Z695.1.W2M5]

Smith, D.M (ed), 'The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales III, 1377-1540', (Cambridge: CUP, 2008), [Lambeth Palace Library H5183.H3 [R]]

Tanner, Norman (ed.) "Kent heresey proceedings 1511-12" (Kent Records Vol. 26) Kent Archaological Society

N.P. Tanner, 'The ages of Faith: Popular Religion in late medieval England and Western Europe' (London: I. B. Tauris, 2009) [Lambeth Palace Library ref. D270.T2]

Wood-Legh, K.L. Kentish visitations of Archbishop Warham and his deputies, 1511-12 (Kent Records, vol. 24, 1984). [transcribed from Warham's register]

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