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This MS description is not part of the M. R. James catalogue; it is based in part on the
description given in Vaughan and Fines,
'Handlist', p. 117.
Codicology:Paper, 300 x 204 mm, (11.75 x 7.75 in.), ff. 2, bound in
a folder. 1559.
Provenance:F. Bacon Frank, whence bought at Sotheby's, 11
August 1942 (lot 31).
Research:Fully described and partly printed, Sixth Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts (1877), p.
Foliation: ff. i + 1-4 + ii
Letter of Matthew Parker to William
Cecil, 30th March 1559
On the state of Cambridge University, etc.
Followed by a handwritten transcript on modern paper by E.
H. Minns made in 1942