Papers of John Warner

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. th. b. 4-8, e. 62, e. 176-7; Eng. hist. b. 205; Eng. misc. b. 193-5; Top. gen. c. 75
  • Dates of Creation
      17th-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      13 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Sermon notes of John Warner, with papers of other members of the Warner family of Walsingham Abbey, Norfolk, including legal estate papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Warner (1581-1666) was Bishop of Rochester. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1955 and 1960.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46550-62.