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Miscellaneous Letters and Tracts(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Miscellaneous Letters and Tracts
Codicology:Paper, 315 x 210 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (12 x 8.5 in.), pp. 462, Cent. xvi.
Additions:Flyleaf (pasted over) from service-book as in MS 104 etc. (ff. iiir-iiiv)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Foliation: ff. i-iii + pp. 1-456 + ff. iv-v(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and English with one item also containing Italian (item 43).(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1-6
Letter of Martin Luther to Philipp Melanchthon concerning the latter's writing, 23 December 1539 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Martini Lutheri ad Philippum Melanchton, de quodam ejus scripto, forsan sequenti, data sabbato Innocentium 1539 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Not autograph
2.
7-74
Philipp Melanchthon, De libro Coloniensis(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Philippus Melanchton de libro capituli Coloniensis scripto contra reformationem reverendissimi archiepiscopi (Content authored by Nasmith)
Originale propria manu Melanctonis(Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. Melanchthon, Opera 1562, II 93
3.
75-122
Defence of the reformation of the English church (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Defensio reformationis ecclesiae Anglicanae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hic tractatus scriptus est regnante Elizabetha, ideoque Bucero, ut Cl. Stanley placuit, minime ascribendus(Content authored by Nasmith)
75
Incipit:
Quotiens lego illud Pauli Apostoli ad suum Timotheum. Salutat te Pudens et Claudia
Unfinished: in several hands
4.
123-134
Why it is not licit to marry the sister of a deceased wife (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quod non licet mortua uxore ducere sororem mortuae (Content authored by Nasmith)
partim Latine, partim Anglice(Content authored by Nasmith)
123
a.
123
Incipit:
Ex academiarum non paucarum sententia
125
b.
? In Cranmer's hand
125
Incipit:
My wif & I be (as Christe saith) one fleshe
5.
135-150
An answer to the previously stated objections as to why it is not licit to marry the sister of a deceased wife (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An answer unto the aforesaide objections (Content authored by Nasmith)
135
Incipit:
The firste is a parologisme a non causa
6.
151-174
A reply to the answer to why it is not licit to marry the sister of a deceased wife (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A replie to the former answer (Content authored by Nasmith)
7.
175-180
Causes as to why marriage in many degrees is prohibited (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Causae cur in nuptiis multi gradus prohibeantur (Content authored by Nasmith)
8.
181-184
Arguments out of canon law why it is not possible to marry the sister of a deceased wife (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Argumenta ex libris jurisconsultorum quod quis non possit uxorem ducere sororem uxoris praemortuae (Content authored by Nasmith)
9.
185-194
Arguments on why it is not possible to marry the sister of a deceased wife (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Alia argumenta de hac re (Content authored by Nasmith)
10.
195-200
Letter of John Jewell, bishop of Salisbury, against marriage to a sister of a deceased wife, dated at Sarum, November 1561 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from Jewell bishop of Salisbury, in which he gives his opinion against the lawfulness of such marriages, dated Sarum, kalendis Novembris 1561 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Printed Strype, Parker, Appendix 19
p. 199 has another set of arguments in Latin
11.
201-216
Letter from the bishops to queen Elizabeth for the removal of images out of churches (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the bishops to queen Elizabeth for the removal of images out of churches, citing many passages from the scriptures and the fathers to prove the unlawfulness of them (Content authored by Nasmith)
Printed Parker Correspondence, lxvi
12.
217-219
Account of the expedition into Scotland, the siege of Leith, and the peace that ensued, 1560 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Account of the expedition into Scotland, the siege of Leith, and the peace that ensued, in which the French king relinquished the title of king of England, &c. A.D. 1560 (Content authored by Nasmith)
13.
220-220
Extract from the roll of new-years gifts signed with the queen's hand in the eighth year of her reign (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Extract from the roll of new-years gifts signed with the queen's hand, containing an account of plate given to embassadors and other persons in the eighth year of her reign amounting to 65 oz. gold and 6292.25 oz. silver, valued at 3160 . 2s. 5d. (Content authored by Nasmith)
14.
221-222
That bishops do not require the judgement of the laity in divine matters (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Episcoporum in rebus divinis non laicorum judicium esse requirendum (Content authored by Nasmith)
15.
223-228
James Pilkington, Tract on Romans 9:18 Deus cuius uult miseretur, quem uult indurat(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus Jacobi Pilkington, dum erat studens Cantabrigiensis in Romanorum ix. 18. Deus cujus vult miseretur, quem vult indurat (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Society, Pilkington, p. 673
16.
229-232
Thomas Cranmer, Some queries tending towards reformation(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Some queries written in archbishop Cranmer's own hand tending toward reformation (Content authored by Nasmith)
230
Incipit:
What or wherin John fastynge, gyvynge almes in Englande doth profet and aveyle Thomas dwellynge in Italy and not knowinge what John in Englande doth, etc.
17.
233-234
Fragment of a theological dispute on sin, to which theological aphorisms are added (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Voluntarie peccantibus nulla reliqua est spes veniae, fragmentum disputationis theologicae: cui adduntur aphorismi quidam theologici (Content authored by Nasmith)
8 priores lineae a Cranmero scriptae videntur(Content authored by Nasmith)
18.
235-242
The coronation of King Edward VI (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The crownation of kinge Edwarde VI, on shrove-sunday beinge the 20 day of February anno 1546, at the monastery of Westminster (Content authored by Nasmith)
Strype, Cranmer, I 202
19.
243-273
John Joscelyn, Prayer to defend the godly from calumny and for christian princes to establish true religion(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Anglorum oratio, qua partim suae religionis instaurationem adversus quorundam calumnias defendunt, partim christianos principes hortantur ut religionis sincerioris procurationem in se suscipiant; autore I. Josselyn (Content authored by Nasmith)
By Joscelyn, Parker's secretary
20.
274-276
Instruments of Richard Watkis notary, concerning the baptism of Elizabeth I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Copia instrumenti sub sigillo Ricardi Watkii proto-notarii regii, attestantis baptizationem praeclarissimae dominae Elizabethae serenissimi regis Henrici filiae apud ecclesiam conventualem fratrum minorum prope Greenwich 5 Sept. 1533 (Content authored by Nasmith)
21.
277-280
Commission of the peace for Surrey 12 Elizabeth (Content authored by Nasmith)
22.
281-282
Royal writ directing the archbishop of Canterbury to receive into the sacrament N.N. J.P. (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Breve dominae reginae directum domino archiepiscopo Cantuariensi ad recipiendum sacramentum N. N. justic. pacis cum forma juramenti (Content authored by Nasmith)
23.
283-283
The commodities which England may have, being joined in amity and friendship with Scotland (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The commodities which England maye have beyng joynd in amytie and friendship with Scotland (Content authored by Nasmith)
24.
284-284
List of the peers and privy-council of Scotland (Content authored by Nasmith)
25.
285-286
The oath of the lord protector in Scotland 1567 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The othe of the lord protector in Scotland 1567 (Content authored by Nasmith)
26.
287-292
Letter from the lords of the congregation in Scotland addressed to the people in vindication of their conduct against the aspersions of the queen dowager (Content authored by Nasmith)
27.
293-294
Articles to be propounded to the queen dowager of Scotland (Content authored by Nasmith)
These articles are chiefly levelled against the bishops and the French(Content authored by Nasmith)
28.
295-295
Commission directed to the archbishop and others for collecting the subsidy in Kent, 13 Elizabeth (Content authored by Nasmith)
29.
296-296
Letters from Lord Cobham and the sheriff of Kent about the execution of the commission for collecting the subsidy in Kent (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letters from lord Cobham and the sheriff of Kent about the execution of the said commission (Content authored by Nasmith)
30.
297-298
The effect of the agreement between the queen dowager of Scotland and the lords of the congregation published by proclamation at Edinburgh 26 July 1559 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Theffect of thagreement betwene the queene dowager of Scotlande and the lords of the congregation published by proclamation at Edenburg 26 Julii anno 1559 (Content authored by Nasmith)
299-320
A memorial of such things as have been done from day to day between the queen dowager of Scotland and the lords of the congregation assembled at Lithgow from the 15 October to the 20 November 1559 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A memorial of such things as have been done from daye to daye betwene the queene dowager of Skotland and the lords of the congregation assembled at Lythcowe from the 15 of October to the 20 of November 1559 (Content authored by Nasmith)
305-306
Letter from Laurence Sym, trumpeter of Berwick, describing certain incidents that had occurred in the siege of Leith by the English army in 1560 (Content authored by Nasmith)
32.
321-322
Thomas Cranmer, A declaration concerning the untrue and slanderous report of some which have reported that he should set up the mass again(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A declaration of the reverend father in God Thomas archbishop of Canterbury concerning the untrue and slanderous report of some which have reported that he should set up the mass again (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Society, Cranmer, Lord's Supper, p. 428, also in Emmanuel MS. 260,128
33.
323-328
Letter from Nicholas Ridley to Mr. West, dated from Bocardo in Oxford 8 April 1554 (Content authored by Nasmith)
This noble answer of the bishop to his timorous chaplain, who had advised him to comply with the times, is printed in his life, written by Glocester Ridley(Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Society, Ridley, p. 337
34.
329-334
Effects of Robert Holgate late archbishop of York left at Battersea when he was committed to the Tower of London (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Monye specyalities of dettes plate jewels and writings left at Battersea by Robert [Holgate] late archbishop of York, when he was commytted to the tower, or which has been since taken from Cawood and other places by Ellys Markham (Content authored by Nasmith)
Gent. Mag. 1825 , pt I, 595
329
Also: A paper in Cranmer's hand with a list of names to be submitted to the Lord Chancellor for a Committee (?)
35.
335-336
Letter of Christian, king of Denmark to Edward VI and the duke of Somerset congratulating them on establishing true religion in England (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Christiani regis Danorum ad Edwardum VI. regem Angliae, et ad ducem Somersetiae protectorem, qua gratulatur eis de vera religione in Anglia stabilita, et suadet pacem cum Scotis faciendam (Content authored by Nasmith)
36.
337-342
English translation of the Letter of Christian, king of Denmark to Edward VI and the duke of Somerset congratulating them on establishing true religion in England (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
English translation of the foregoing letter (Content authored by Nasmith)
On pp. 340 and 342 in Cranmer's hand : “ Captayne Borthicke
37.
343-362
Excerpts from ancient canons concerning the jurisdiction of priests (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Excerpta ex antiquis canonibus de jurisdictione sacerdotum et episcoporum, de conjugio clericorum, de potestate regia in episcopos et clericos, et de potestate et celebratione conciliorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
38.
363-366
Letters of William Cecil to Matthew Parker and of the Welsh council to the privy council concerning sedition, 1561 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A letter from secretary Cecill to archbishop Parker, and another from the council of Wales to the privy-council, relating to some seditious and popish writings spread abroad in Wales 1561 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Correspondence, cxviii
39.
367-378
A seditious tract circulating in Wales (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The seditious tract mentioned in the preceding letters (Content authored by Nasmith)
40.
379-390
An addition with an apology to the causes of the burning of St Paul's church (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An addicion with an apology to the causes of the brynning of Paules church, the which causes were uttered at Paules crosse by the reverend bushopp of Durysme the 8 of June 1561 (Content authored by Nasmith)
See Parker Society, Pilkington, p. 481
41.
391-402
Instructions given to the ambassadors of France sent to the Council of Trent, May 1562 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Instructions given to the embassadors of Fraunce sent to the counsell of Trent (Content authored by Nasmith)
Dated May 1562
42.
403-410
Articles of agreement between the emperor's majesty and the Landgrave (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articles of agreament betwixt themperours majestie and the Lantgrave (Content authored by Nasmith)
43.
411-422
Accounts of Cardinal Pole (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Status reditus et expensarum cardinalis Pole (Content authored by Nasmith)
Latine, Italice, et Anglice(Content authored by Nasmith)
44.
423-426
Articles concerning the wool staple at Calais temp. Henry VIII (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Articuli concernentes stapulam lanarum, quae est apud Calen, oblati a commissariis imperatoris, tempore regis Henrici VIII (Content authored by Nasmith)
45.
427-442
The charge of the justices of the forests (Content authored by Nasmith)
46.
443-454
Anglo-Saxon word list (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Expositio quorundam antiquorum vocabulorum Saxonicorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
ordine alphabetico usque ad literam M(Content authored by Nasmith)
443
Incipit:
Aldermen: i. Comes quia Thanus est nobilis homo etc.
Ends
454
Explicit:
Mishersing i. defaulte in pledinge etc.
(Wanley, p. 148)
47.
455-456
The founding of the University of Cambridge taken from the Croyland continuation of Peter of Blois (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De fundatione academiae Cantabrigiensis ex continuatione historiae Croylandensis per Petrum Blessensem (Content authored by Nasmith)
item(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)47 is on two smaller and mutilated leaves or one leaf torn into two (now one leaf)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
See Savile, Scriptores, p. 519