Transcripts: Plundered Ministers, Lancashire

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 446
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [c 1890]
  • Physical Description
      325 x 205 mm. 1 volume (300 folios);

Scope and Content

Extracts transcribed by and for W.A. Shaw from various seventeenth-century manuscripts (predominantly in the Walker Collection at the Bodleian Library) relating to plundered ministers, i.e. those still loyal to the King, in Lancashire. With letters from curators etc. to Shaw, 1890.

Other Finding Aids

Indexed in English MS 449.

Location of Originals

The extracts are taken from original manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (ref.: GB 0161 MSS 322-329 ), the British Library (ref.: GB 0058 Add MSS 15669, 15670, 15671 ), and The National Archives, and from the Collections for Walker's Sufferings of the Clergy.


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).