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High Knipe, Knipe
High Knipe
locality:-   Knipe
civil parish:-   Bampton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY52051970
1Km square:-   NY5219
10Km square:-   NY51

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 13 4) 
placename:-  High Knipe
placename:-  Knipe, High
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675
placename:-  High Knipe
source data:-   Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
"High Knipe"
in  "Bampton"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  High Knipe
placename:-  Knipe, High
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"High Knipe"
no symbol 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
placename:-  High Knipe
item:-  bookDrummond's Polemo-MiddianaCantilena RusticaSaxon ChronicalCatalogue of the Tenison and Dugdale MSSQuintilianSomner's Roman Ports and Forts in KentPortus Iccius illustratusBritanniaCatalogus Manuscriptorum in AngliaHiberniaPosthumous Works of Sir Henry Spelman, with His LifeCodex Juris Anglicani
source data:-   Book, Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
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Page 161:-  "..."
"At High Knipe, in Bampton parish, was born Thomas Gibson, M.D. physician general to the army, and author of "a System of Anatomy," who married to his second wife a daughter of Richard Cromwell the protector. There also was born 1669 his nephew EDMUND GIBSON, D.D. bishop of Lincoln and London, who had the honor of publishing a new translation of Mr. Camden's BRITANNIA, with considerable additions and improvements in successive editions. He was educated at the freeschool founded at Bampton 1623 by Dr. Thomas Sutton, another native, under Mr. Jackson (who held it 44 years), and admitted 1686 of Queen's college, Oxford. He began his literary career with publishing 1691 in 4to. "Drummond's Polemo-Middiana," and James V. of Scotland's "Cantilena Rustica," and in 1692 the Saxon Chronical, and the Catalogue of the Tenison and Dugdale MSS. In 1693 a correct edition of Quintilian, and in 1694, when he proceeded M.A. Somner's Roman Ports and Forts in Kent, and his Portus Iccius illustratus. In 1695 he entered into orders, and published, with the assistance of his friends, a new translation of the BRITANNIA, with a dedication to Lord Somers, who offered him a living of £.200. a year in the isle of Tanet, which he declined on account of health. In 1696 he was admitted library keeper at Lambeth to archbishop Tenison, who took him into his family, and in 1697 he was appointed morning preacher at Lambeth, and prefixed to the "Catalogus Manuscriptorum in Anglia &Hibernia," a Latin life of Bodley, and history of his library. In 1698 he published "The posthumous works of sir Henry Spelman, with his life," and was lecturer of St. Martin's in the fields. He distinguished himself in defence of the archbishop's rights as president of the convocation, and had the degree of D.D. conferred on him by the archbishop 1702, was preferred to the rectory of Lambeth, to the precentorship and a residentiary place in the church of Chichester, and 1710 to the archdeaconry of Surry. In 1713 he published his "Codex juris Anglicani," and in 1716 was promoted to the see of Lincoln, and 1723 translated to London. His close application to study and business of various kinds brought on a decay which terminated his life at Bath Sept. 6, 1748, in the 79th year of his age, having lived to publish a second edition of Britannia, enlarged to two volumes 1722. He was interred at Fulham with no other inscription over him than"
""Edmund Gibson, lord bishop of London.""

evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag
placename:-  High Knype
source data:-   Magazine, The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer or Historical Chronicle, published by Edward Cave under the pseudonym Sylvanus Urban, and by other publishers, London, monthly from 1731 to 1922.
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Gentleman's Magazine 1825 part 1 p.513 
From the Compendium of County History:-  "GIBSON, EDMUND, the learned and esteemed Bp. of London, High Knype, 1669."
"--- Thomas, uncle of the Bishop, and son-in-law of Protector Richard Cromwell, High Knype."

evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag 1825
source data:-   image G825A514, button  goto source
Gentleman's Magazine 1825 part 1 p.514 
From the Compendium of County History:-  "Robertson, Joseph, a critic of celebrity, learning, and industry, High Knype, 1726."

person:-   clergymanantiquary
 : Gibson, EdmundLincoln, Bishop ofLondon, Bishop of
place:-   birthplace
date:-   1669
item:-   bookBritannia

person:-   doctor
 : Gibson, Thomas
place:-   birthplace
item:-   bookSystem of Anatomy

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