Records of the Sacred Congregation of Bishops and Regulars at Rome

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of the Sacred Congregation of Bishops and Regulars at Rome, consisting of:  

  • Drafts of letters to bishops concerning legal disputes, censures, episcopal intervention, functions and other business, 1604-7
  • Draft letters concerning monastic affairs, 1604-7
  • Volume of precedents concerning the rights, administration and pastoral work of religious houses in Rome, ca. 1605

Administrative / Biographical History

Sacred Congregation of Bishops and Regulars at Rome.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The collection was bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1980.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

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