MC:P414/C101 Miscellaneous Correspondence from Bishops and senior clerics
MC:P414/C101 MISCELLANEOUS CORRESPONDENCE FROM BISHOPS AND SENIOR CLERICS
MC:P414/C101/1 3 Jun 1908
Letter (2 sheets) from George Forrest Browne (1833–1930; Bishop of Bristol 1897–1914) to Herbert Warren. Browne regrets that he cannot visit Warren at Magdalen for an evening appointment, but hopes to call in on him briefly. Sent from The Palace, Bristol.
MC:P414/C101/2 Undated (c. 1897–1914)
Second page of an incomplete letter from George Forrest Browne to Warren, written when he was Bishop of Bristol. Browne is writing about an unknown man’s knowledge and love of Cambridge. Place and date of letter lost.
MC:P414/C101/3 16 Aug 1909
Letter from William Boyd Carpenter (1841–1918; Bishop of Ripon 1884–1911) to Herbert Warren. Carpenter thanks Warren for sending him his address on Tennyson, and discusses his admiration for his work. Sent from Riversea, Kingswear.
MC:P414/C101/4 26 Mar 1900
Letter from Francis James Chavasse (1846–1928; Bishop of Liverpool 1900–23) to Herbert Warren. Chavasse thanks Warren for his letter of congratulation on Chavasse’s appointment as Bishop of Liverpool. Sent from Wycliffe Lodge, Oxford.
MC:P414/C101/5 24 Aug 1917
Letter from Francis James Chavasse to Herbert Warren. Chavasse thanks Warren for his letter of condolence on the death of his son Noel in battle, and expresses anxiety for the fate of another son (this was Aiden, who in fact had been killed the previous month). Sent from The Palace, 10 Abercromby Square, Liverpool.
MC:P414/C101/6 11 Dec 1886
Letter from Richard William Church (1815–1890; Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral 1871–90) to Herbert Warren. Church has arranged to send Warren a copy of an edition of the Divine Comedy. He expresses his regret that he will not be well enough to attend Warren’s wedding. Sent from The Deanery, St. Paul’s.
MC:P414/C101/7 15 Oct 1897
Letter from Mandell Creighton (1843–1901; Bishop of London 1897–1901) to Herbert Warren. Creighton thanks Warren for his information about young Bowman (Rev. Sir Paget Mervyn Bowman, C. 1892–6?). Sent from Fulham Palace.
MC:P414/C101/8 30 Aug 1928
Letter from Charles D’Arcy (1859–1938; Archbishop of Armagh 1920–38) to Herbert Warren. D’Arcy sends Warren his best wishes for his retirement. He has fond memories of visiting Magdalen. Sent from The Palace, Armagh.
MC:P414/C101/9 23 Feb 1889
Letter from Alfred George Edwards (1848–1937; Bishop of St. Asaph 1889–1934 and Archbishop of Wales 1920–34) to Herbert Warren. Edwards thanks Warren for his good wishes on being appointed Bishop of St. Asaph. Sent from Denison Hall, Leeds.
MC:P414/C101/10 2 Jan 1917
Letter from Alfred George Edwards to Herbert Warren. Edwards discusses David Lloyd George (recently appointed Prime Minister), whom he clearly admires greatly, and from whom he expects great things. Sent from The Palace, St. Asaph.
MC:P414/C101/11 23 Nov 1917
Letter from John Reginald Harmer (1857–1944; Bishop of Rochester 1905–30) to Herbert Warren. Harmer discusses Warren’s plan to publish the letters of Lady Tennyson written in Australia, and askes whether he could look at the proofs. Sent from Bishop’s Court, Sevenoaks.
MC:P414/C101/12 17 Nov 1900
Letter from Herbert Hensley Henson (1863–1947; Bishop of Durham 1920–39) to Herbert Warren. Henson thanks Warren for his kind note. He promises to do his best at Westminster, but fears it will be a big job. Sent from All Souls College, Oxford.
MC:P414/C101/13 21 Nov (year not given; 1914?)
Letter from William Ralph Inge (1860–1954; Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral 1911–34) to Herbert Warren. Inge tells Warren that a Mr. Sharp, vicar of Somers Town, has been protesting to him about his financial troubles, following the withdrawal of a grant to him from Magdalen. Inge hopes that the College can help him in some way. He congratulates Warren on his new honour (as KCVO, which he received in 1914). Sent from the Deanery, St. Paul’s.
MC:P414/C101/14 3 Jan 1900
Letter from William West Jones (1838–1908; Archbishop of Capetown 1874–1908) to Herbert Warren. Jones’s elder son has come up from Radley to his old Oxford College (St. John’s). He hopes that Warren and his wife will show him some kindness while he is there. Sent from Bishopscourt, Claremont, Cape Colony.
MC:P414/C101/15 15 Oct 1886
Letter from John Mackarness (1820–89; Bishop of Oxford 1870–88) to Herbert Warren. The Bishop says that he will write to the Vicar of St. George’s in Tilehurst to inform him of the College’s decision. He also congratulates Warren on his recent engagement. Sent from Cuddesdon Palace, Wheatley, Oxon.
MC:P414/C101/16 20 Nov 1887
Letter from William Connor Magee (1821–91; Bishop of Peterborough 1868–91 and Archbishop of York 1891) to Herbert Warren. Magee thanks Warren for inviting him to a service at Magdalen, but regrets that he is already booked for one at Oriel. Sent from the Clarendon Hotel.
MC:P414/C101/17 5 Jun 1890
Letter from John Thomas Pelham (1811–94; Bishop of Norwich 1857–93) to Herbert Warren. Pelham discusses the timetable for ordaining to the priesthood one Jackson, currently a deacon (possibly Arthur Aubert Jackson (AC. 1883–7)). Sent from The Palace, Norwich.
MC:P414/C101/18 21 Sep 1891
Letter from George Ridding (1828–1904; Bishop of Southwell 1884–1904) to Herbert Warren. Ridding agrees to present prizes for Warren at an unspecified occasion. Sent from Thurgarton Priory, Southwell.
MC:P414/C101/19 31 Oct 1891
Letter from George Ridding to Herbert Warren. Ridding thanks Warren for his hospitality, and jests about his illegible handwriting. Sent from Thurgarton Priory, Southwell, Notts.
MC:P414/C101/20 7 Mar 1903
Letter from Herbert Edward Ryle (1856–1925; Bishop of Exeter 1900–3 and of Winchester 1903–10; Dean of Westminster 1910–25) to Herbert Warren. He expresses his pleasure at becoming Visitor of Magdalen, now that he has been appointed Bishop of Winchester, and looks looks forward to visiting the College soon. He wonders whether Michael Glazebrook (Headmaster of Clifton 1891–1905) might be happier if he was given a job away from a school (he was appointed a Canon of Ely in 1905). Sent from The Palace, Exeter.
MC:P414/C101/21 5 Dec 1892
Letter from William Stubbs (1825–1901; Bishop of Oxford 1888–1901) to Herbert Warren. Stubbs reports that his son Lawrence, who was to come up to Magdalen, has been offered a place at New College. Sent from The Palace, Cuddesdon.
MC:P414/C101/22 14 Feb 1894
Letter from William Stubbs to Herbert Warren. Stubbs is arranging a meeting in the [Sheldonian] Theatre in support of religious education, and invites Warren to come and speak there. Sent from The Palace, Cuddesdon.
MC:P414/C101/23 22 Feb 1894
Letter from William Stubbs to Herbert Warren. Stubbs asks Warren to offer support for a Church Schools meeting on 9 March. Sent from The Palace, Cuddesdon.
MC:P414/C101/24 27 Oct [year not given; probably 1904–10, when Temple was a Fellow at Queen’s]
Letter from William Temple (1881–1944; Bishop of Manchester and later Archbishop of Canterbury 1942–4) to Herbert Warren. Temple explains that although he was involved in the committee that influenced Bishop Gore’s decision, it was not intended to be a malicious action on his part, and he had not been aware of the difficulties it would cause Warren and others. Sent from Queen’s College, Oxford.
MC:P414/C101/25 14 Nov (year not given; c. 1906–9?)
Letter from William Temple (1881–1944; Bishop of Manchester and later Archbishop of Canterbury 1942–4) to Herbert Warren, undated, but addressed to Warren as Vice-Chancellor. Temple is debating whether to go to a school or not; but if he does, then he seeks Warren’s advice on what would be appropriate to teach sixth formers about biblical criticism (Temple would become Headmaster of Repton in 1910). Sent from 8 Keble Road, Oxford.
MC:P414/C101/26 18 May (not year given; 1911?)
Letter from William Temple (1881–1944; Bishop of Manchester and later Archbishop of Canterbury 1942–4) to Herbert Warren. Temple discusses J. M. Thompson’s book, Miracles in the New Testament (published 1911). He hopes that it will do good by making people face the problem of the relation of miracles to faith. Sent from The Hall, Repton, Burton on Trent.
MC:P414/C101/27 22 Sep (no year given; c. 1919–20?)
Letter from William Temple (1881–1944; Bishop of Manchester and later Archbishop of Canterbury 1942–4) to Herbert Warren. Temple is discussing an unnamed book, almost certainly his biography of John Percival (published in 1921), and asks Warren to read the section on Clifton. The letter has no year, but Temple is living at Westminster, where he was a canon in 1919–20. Sent from Latton, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.
MC:P414/C101/28 2 Apr 1921
Letter from William Temple (1881–1944; Bishop of Manchester and later Archbishop of Canterbury 1942–4) to Herbert Warren. Temple is glad that Mrs. Percival is showing Warren her proofs of Temple’s biography of her husband. Sent from Bishopscourt, Manchester.
MC:P414/C101/29 10 Jun 1907
Letter from Henry Wace (1836–1924; Dean of Canterbury 1903–24) to Herbert Warren. Wace thanks Warren for the invitation to preach before the university in November, and for a further invitation to stay at Magdalen when he does so. Sent from The Deanery, Canterbury.
MC:P414/C101/30 21 May 1908
Letter from Gilbert White (1859–1933; Bishop of Carpentaria 1900–15 and Bishop of Willochra 1915–25) to Herbert Warren. White thanks Warren for his invitation to visit Magdalen, and looks forward to visiting. Sent from Cardine House, Heath Street, Hampstead.
MC:P414/C101/31 9 Aug 1901
Letter from Arthur Winnington-Ingram (1858–1946; Bishop of London 1901–39) to Herbert Warren. Winnington-Ingram thanks Warren for his encouragement over preaching a sermon to the university. Sent from Badsworth Hall, Pontefract.
MC:P414/C101/32 3 Nov 1905
Letter from Arthur Winnington-Ingram to Herbert Warren. Winnington-Ingram did not intend that some remarks he made to some unspecified boys or youths about drunkenness be made public. He sends Warren some confidential documents on the subject. Sent from London House, 32 St. James’s Square.
MC:P414/C101/33 Not dated (c. 1886–8?)
Letter from John Wordsworth (1843–1911; Bishop of Salisbury 1885–1911) to Herbert Warren. Wordsworth suggests that Walter William Arthur Butt (C. 1868–72) exchange his parish of Westbury, with that of Walter Hercules Kewley (Chaplain of Magdalen, 1882), at Fittleton. Butt wishes to leave this parish on the death of his wife (Butt’s wife Fanny died in 1886). Sent from the Palace, Salisbury.
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