Financial record-keeping at Canterbury Cathedral in the late 17th century

armada-chestUnlocking the Chest: financial record-keeping at Canterbury Cathedral in the late 17th century

At the St Katherine’s Audit each November, the Dean and Chapter drew up an account of its wealth in a single sheet document headed ‘The State of the Church’. The Cathedral Archives has a continuous series of these from 1679 to 1712 (DCc/SC1-32; 1680 is missing). Continue reading