RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/ECC/1/9
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/1457; EUL MS 389/4017; EUL MS 389/4018; EUL MS 389/2917; EUL MS 389/143; EUL MS 389/294; EUL MS 389/1043; EUL MS 389/227; EUL MS 389/143; EUL MS 389/1043; EUL MS 389/1485; EUL MS 389/288; EUL MS 389/2859; EUL MS 389/3840; EUL MS 389/3734; EUL MS 389/4098; EUL MS 389/3303; EUL MS 389/3304; EUL MS 389/3305; EUL MS 389/3306; EUL MS 389/3307; EUL MS 389/3483; EUL MS 389/2616
Date1862-1973
LevelSub-series
Extent1 volume, 6 folders, 15 envelopes
TitleAssorted papers relating to matters put before ecclesiastical authorities
DescriptionComprising mainly transcripts or translations of petitions addressed to the Pope and sent to Rome; responses to petitions or requests from the Pope, known as papal rescripts; and permissions and privileges, known as indults. This sub-series includes papers concerning:

- the Stations of the Cross (1862);
- the restoration of the Bridgettine Breviary or Office (1897);
- approbation upon the association of the Rosary Crusade (1903);
- a privilege for the daily votive Mass of Our Blessed Lady (1905);
- celebration of Mass according to the Bridgettine office (1905);
- the canonisation of Richard Reynolds (?1889, c 1906);
- approval to restore the Feast of St Peter ad Vincula (no date);
- the restoration of the Feast of the English Martyrs (no date);
- approval of the Crusade of Prayer and apostolic benediction to the community (c 1922-1939);
- full recognition and canonical approbation of Elizabeth Hesselblad (c 1931);
- the canonisation of John Fisher and Thomas More (1934);
- a blessing for the fourth centenary of the martyr, Richard Reynolds (1935);
- an apostolic benediction (1907 and 1909);
- 'life-tenure' for the office of abbess [elected to be perpetual abbess], and nuns to have solemn vows three years after their simple vows (c 1920);
- permission to leave Chudleigh for South Brent (1925);
- the Daily Exposition of the Daily Sacrament (1950 and 1955);
- administration of money or property (1953);
- permissions for people who may enter the enclosure (1921, 1956 and 1961);
- permission to leave the enclosure to vote in the general election (1951);
- and St Bridget to be honoured by the title: Doctor of the Church (c 1973).
LanguageEnglish and Latin
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee also EUL MS 389/DIO/3 for regulations, petitions and permissions from the Plymouth Diocese, and EUL MS 389/ECC/3/11 for copies of a petition concerning Catholic Action and related papers.
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
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