Acknowledgment by Edmund Scambler, bishop of Peterborough, of the receipt on 20 Oct 1571 of an instrument of resignation (with the attestation of Mark Broughton, notary public) of Dr James Ellis (Ellys) as rector of Middleton Cheney. Signed and sealed [seal wanting] at Northampton on 26 Oct 1572 [sic]. Endorsed: 'The bysshappe of Peterboroo Reyleyse for monny I pd' hym'.
Letters concerning Middleton Cheney rectory
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 564
- Dates of Creation1572
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Administrative / Biographical History
Middleton Cheney is the largest village in Northamptonshire.Edmund Scambler was Canon of the 6th Prebendary, Westminster (1560-1561), Prebendary of Wistow, Yorkshire (1559-1564), Bishop of Peterborough (1561-1585) and Bishop of Norwich (1585-1594). He died in 1594.
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Given by Miss W.Myers in 1962.
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6" x 11¼". Seal wanting.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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