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Decretals of Boniface

Contains, at end, documents relating to the Diocese of Norwich. Decretals are collections of papal letters formulating decisions in ecclesiastical law. In 1298, Pope Boniface VIII ordered the compilation of a new decretal, which became known as the Liber Sextus.

Sir Thomas Phillipps; 1792-1872; 1st baronet, collector of books and manuscripts

D.J. Stewart, Notes on Norwich Cathedral (From Memoranda by the late Revd Professor Willis)

Copy previously owned by John Willis Clark, partly interleaved and heavily annotated. Correspondence between Stewart and Clark, and a review from the Norfolk Chronicle of Willis' lectures on the occasion of the Archaeological Institute's visit to Norwich in 1847 have been bound in.

Robert Willis; 1800-1875; architectural historian; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Papers removed from DCL 8

Includes a report from The Athenaeum for 17 August 1889 of procedings of the Royal Archaological Institute's meeting at Norwich at which Clark lectured on the history of the Cathedral; list of Bishops of Norwich, 1091-1581 and their monuments; letter from Ewan Christian to Clark regarding the history of the Bishop's Palace, 1889; an annotated plan of the Cathedral, cloister and associated buildings;