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Transcripts of deeds relating to Rochester Priory and Cathedral

Reference code
MSS/0188
Title
Transcripts of deeds relating to Rochester Priory and Cathedral
Date
18th century; after 1715
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
fols. 177-241 of a composite volume. Bound and foliated with MSS/0177, MSS/0178.
Scope and content
Transcripts, partly by Thomas Allen and John Baynard, of deeds relating to Rochester Priory and Cathedral. Consists (see contents list for the volume, fol. iii r, v) of 188 (Ellis, arts.2-8,10,11). Bound in the following order:-

188 (Ellis, art.2). Surrender of Rochester Priory, 8 Apr.1540. fols. 178-9v;-

188 (Ellis, art.8). Inspeximus of the foundation (20 June 1541) of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, 2 March 1671. fols. 180-96;-

188 (Ellis, art.3). Commission for assigning the site of Rochester Priory to the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, 4 July 1541. fols. 197-8;-

188 (Ellis, art.4). Grant of Shorne church to the Dean and Chapter of Rochester, 20 June 1544. fols. 199-205v;-

188 (Ellis, art.5). Lands assigned for the new building of Rochester College, 31 Aug.1535. fols. 207-14;-

188 (Ellis, art.6). Deed relating to the union of one prebend with the Archdeaconry of Rochester, 6 Dec.1637. fol. 215, r, v;-

188 (Ellis, art.7). Faculty for a funeral vault, 16 May 1639. fols. 216-17;-

188 (Ellis, art.10). Statutes, transcribed from a copy made for Francis (Atterbury), Bp of Rochester, by Joseph Bowles, Bodley's Librarian. fols. 218-40v;-

188 (Ellis, art.11). Fragment of a statute on the teaching of scholars. fol. 241.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/188