Medieval Jewish MSS. in the Library of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
the Messianic Age was to supervene according to the widespread “revelations” of Sabbatai Zevi, the bogus Messiah, whose dupes included very many members of the London Jewry.
Wilfred S. Samuel.
Read before the Society,
December 15, 1936.3. Medieval Jewish MSS. in the Library of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
By the courtesy of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s Cathedral,1 photographs of seven documents of the utmost value for medieval Anglo-Jewish history are here given?together with transcriptions, translation and notes.
The first deed (A) is the oldest original record in existence, being earlier than 1152,2 and sets forth an agreement concerning sale of land in the city made by the Canons of St. Paul’s with Benedict3 of London. It is contemporaneous with a second “conventio” (B), arranged with Abraham the son of Simon,4 which exists in a copy contained in a Cartulary of the Cathedral.5?Two others (C,D), dated beforeBecome a member to read the full article
Other articles within the volume
- JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. 1898—99
- DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
- AARON OF LINCOLN
- BISHOP BARLOW ON THE “CASE OF THE JEWS.”
- MENASSEH BEN ISRAEL’S STUDY IN LONDON
- THE TYPICAL CHARACTER OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY
- RABBI ZEVI ASHKENAZI AND HIS FAMILY IN LONDON. A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF THE GERMAN COMMUNITY IN LONDON,
- CROMWELL’S TOLERATION
- AMERICAN ELEMENTS IN THE RE-SETTLEMENT
- REPORT OF ADDRESS
- EARLY TRANSLATIONS AND TRANSLATORS OF THE JEWISH LITURGY IN ENGLAND
- REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON MOYSE’S HALL. APPOINTED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND
- A FURTHER PAPER ON MOYSE’S HALL
- MOYSE HALL, BURY ST. EDMUNDS. WHENCE ITS NAME—WHAT IT WAS—WHAT IT WAS NOT
- A SURVEY OF ANGLO-JEWISH HISTORY
- THE FIRST ENGLISH JEW.
- Miscellanea. i. The Early Days of the Melbourne Community. ii. The Jews and the French Invasion, 1797. iii. Curiosities from the Records. iv. The London Jews’ Yearly Gift to the Lord Mayor. v. Isaac Alvarez, Court Jeweller. vi. Anglo-Jewish Ships’ Names. vii. A Jewish Naval Officer under the Stuarts?
- Jew Brokers of the City of London
- The Origin of the Canterbury “Treaty” of 1266
- The Family of Mordecai Hamburger and Their Association with Madras.
- The Jewish Oratories of Cromwellian London
- Bibliography of “I. A.” (Dr. Israel Abrahams, M.A., 1858—1925)
- The Jewish Money-Lender and the Charters of English Jewry in their historical setting
- Medieval Jewish MSS. in the Library of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
- The Jews of London and the Great Plague (1665)
- The Lesser London Synagogues of the Eighteenth Century