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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
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; after 1715. 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