Transcripts: Plundered Ministers, Cheshire

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 447
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [c 1893]
  • Physical Description
      325 x 203 mm. 1 volume (125 folios);

Scope and Content

Extracts transcribed by and for W.A. Shaw from various seventeenth-century manuscripts relating to plundered ministers, i.e. those still loyal to the King, in Cheshire.

Other Finding Aids

Indexed in English MS 449.

Location of Originals

The extracts are taken from original manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, the British Museum (now the British Library), and the Public Record Office (now The National Archives).


Parts only of MSS 446-449 were published in W.A. Shaw (ed.), Minutes of the Committee for the Relief of Plundered Ministers: relating to Lancashire and Cheshire, 1643-60: and of the Trustees for the Maintenance of Ministers, parts 1 and 2, Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, vols 28 (1893) and 34 (1897).