MS 62, f.155 (detail)

9th-18th Century Manuscripts (MS 1-1221)

Mediaeval manuscripts and collections of personal papers.
Archbishop Henry Chichele (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Musical and Liturgical Manuscripts

Manuscripts on musical or liturgical themes.
Coloured plan (of Asketten?) (MS 597, f.304)

Carew Papers (MS 596-638)

Papers of Sir George Carew collected whilst he was President of Munster.
Archbishop John Whitgift (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Bacon Papers (MS 647-662)

Papers of Anthony Bacon, private secretary for foreign affairs to Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex.
Archbishop William Warham (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Shrewsbury Papers (MS 694-710)

Papers of the Earls of Shrewsbury, from the 15th to the 17th centuries.
Archbishop Thomas Tenison (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Gibson Papers (MS 929-942)

Papers belonging to Edmund Gibson, Lambeth Librarian and later Bishop of London.
Lambeth Palace from the River Thames

Notitia Parochialis (MS 960-965)

Parochial returns from 1500 incumbents to an enquiry into the value of benefices in 1705.
Archbishop Thomas Secker (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Secker Papers (MS 1118-1128, MS 1130, MS 1134)

Correspondence and papers brought together by Archbishop Secker.
St.Luke from a Byzantine Gospel Book (MS 1176, p206)

Greek Manuscripts

Dating from the 10th to the 19th centuries the collection consists of fifty-five manuscripts acquired by the Library since its founding in 1610.
Illustration from the Macdurnan Gospels (MS 1370, f.115v)

MS 1222...1860

Miscellaneous manuscripts acquired mainly between 1812 and 1970.
Archbishop Archibald Tait (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Selborne Papers (MS 1861-1906)

Papers of Roundell Palmer, 1st Earl of Selborne, and members of his family.
Archbishop William Howley (MS 2194 f.25)

MS 1907...2340

Miscellaneous manuscripts acquired mainly between 1958 and 1969, dating from the 13th to the 20th century.
Lambeth Palace, early 20th century (MS 3100, f.5)

MS 2341...3119

Miscellaneous manuscripts mainly acquired since 1968, dating from the 13th to the 20th century.
Christ Church Spitalfields parish magazine, 1924 (ICBS 11013)

The Queen Anne Churches (MS 2690-2750)

Papers of the Commission for the Building of Fifty New Churches, appointed by Act of Parliament in 1711.

Map of London c1560 (MS 3392)

MS 3120...3469

Miscellaneous manuscripts principally acquired since 1980, and dating mainly from 1660 onwards.
Morton's Tower, Lambeth Palace, late 18th century

Talbot Papers (MS 3192-3206)

Papers of the Earls of Shrewsbury, purchased by the Library in 1983.
Archbishop Edmund Grindal (Lambeth Palace Portrait)

Fairhurst Papers (MS 3470-3533)

Correspondence originally located in Archbishop William Laud's study at the time of his imprisonment.
Horae (Book of Hours), c1516 (MS 3561, f.89v)

MS 3534...3598

Miscellaneous manuscripts acquired between 1988 and 1991, dating from the 13th to the 20th century.
English Book of Hours, c1280-1290 (MS 3599, f1)

MS 3599-

Miscellaneous manuscripts acquired and catalogued since 1991, dating from the 12th century onwards.
The Guard Room, Lambeth Palace (Pugin/Rowlandson print)

Isaac Williams Papers (MS 4473-9)

Papers of the leading Tractarian, Revd Isaac Williams.