The Recusant Rolls were created by the Pipe Office to record proceedings against recusants (those who refused to conform to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England).
Negative microfilms of Pipe Rolls 2-19, Recusant Rolls.
The microfilms were given to the Library by the Abbot and Community of Donai Abbey, Woolhampton, Berkshire.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are held at The National Archives (formerly the Public Record Office).
A description is available in the Library.Publication Note
Roll 2, 1593-4, is published in Catholic Record Society 57.
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