George Thorp

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George Thorp D.D. (1638–1719) was educated at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (1653; Scholar, 1653-59; B.A. 1656/7; M.A. 1660; B.D. 1667; Fellow, 1659-63, and 1667-78), D.D (Lambeth) 1678, Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1663-67.[1] He was Master of Harbledown Hospital, rector of Bishopsbourne, with chapel of Barham (1679–1719), rector of Ickham (1687–1719). He was appointed a Canon of Canterbury (Stall V) in 1680. [2]

The Cathedral Archives have a list of "Books bequeathed to the Library by George Thorp, DD" (CCA-DCc-LA/2/2).

Surviving books with provenance inscriptions include:

Shelfmark W/A-4-6/9
Saint Bonaventura, Cardinal. Opera.
Mainz: 1609.
Presentation inscription on front pastedown: Bibliothecae Ecclesiae Christi Cantuariae dedit Georgius Thorp S.T.P. eiusdem Canonicus 1694.
Shelfmark W/C-6-1
Joannes Maldonatus, Jesuit. Commentarii in quatuor Euangelistas in duos tomos diuisi & nunc emendatius in lucem editi, ...
Mainz: 1602.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp, S.T.P. Ecclesiæ Xti Cantuar: Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/D-5-12
Marco Antonio de Dominis. De republica ecclesiastica libri X. Auctore Marco Antonio de Dominis ... 1618.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar: Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/D-5-10/11
Marco Antonio de Dominis. De republica ecclesiastica libri X. Auctore Marco Antonio de Dominis ...
London: 1620.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar: Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/E-5-8
Edmundus Albertinus. De Eucharistiae, sive coenae dominicae sacramento libri tres. ... Contra praecipuos adversariarum partium scriptores.
Deventer: 1654.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus Bibliothecæ ib[ide]m legavit.
Shelfmark W2/A-13-3
Georg Horn. Historia totius orbis antiquis cogniti geographicis tabulis accurate elineata. 1658.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/C-3-9
Maimonides. De cultu divino.
Paris: 1678.
Inscription on front pastedown, obscured by reinforcement: Geo: Thorp, S.T.P. Eccl[esiæ Xti] Cantuar: Canonicus, [ejusdem] Bibliothecæ legav[it.] 1719.
Shelfmark W/I-3-31
Ralph Cudworth, the Younger. True intellectual system of the universe: the first part; wherein, all the reason ... of atheism is confuted; ... By R. Cudworth, ... 1678.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo: Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti. Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/F-4-16
Jean Baptiste Tavernier. Collection of several relations & treatises ... of John Baptista Tavernier, ... not printed among his first six voyages. ... Published by Edmund Everard.
London: 1680.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Ecclesiæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/H-6-39
Sir William Dugdale. Short view of the late troubles in England; ... To which is added a ... narrative of the Treaty at Uxbridge in an. 1644. 1681.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo: Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus Bibliothecæ ejusdem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/H-7-36
Thomas Frankland. Annals of King James and King Charles the First. ... from ... M.DC.XII. to ... M.DC.XL.II. ... 1681.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti. Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W2/A-5-13
Royal Society. Musaeum Regalis Societatis. Or a catalogue & description of ... rarities belonging to the Royal Society and preserved at Gresham Colledge. Made by Nehemjah Grew. 1681.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W2/A-5-12
Nehemiah Grew. Anatomy of plants. With An idea of a philosophical history of plants, and ... other lectures, read before the Royal Society. 1682.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/C-3-8
Maimonides. De sacrificiis libri duo.
London: 1683.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo: Thorp, S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar: Canonicus, ejusdem Bibliothecæ legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/D-5-36/38
Rerum Anglicarum scriptorum veterum tom. I [-III]. Quorum Ingulfus ... integer, caeteri nunc primum prodeunt.
Oxford: 1684.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/B-3-21/22
John Spencer, Dean. De legibus Hebraeorum ritualibus et earum rationibus.
Cambridge: 1685.
Presentation inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp, S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuar: Canonicus, ejusdem Bibliothecæ legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/E-4-21/22
Anglia sacra, sive collectio historiarum, ... de archiepiscopis & episcopis Angliae, a prima fidei Christianae susceptione ad ... MDXL.
London: 1691.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuariæ Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/K-6-24
Euripides. Euripidou sωzomena hapanta [sic] ... Euripidis quae extant omnia: ... Scholia ... in septem priores tragoedias, ex diversis antiquis exemplaribus. 1694.
Inscription on front paste down: Geo. Thorp, S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Christi Cantuar: Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ejusdem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/H-5-30
William Laud. History of the troubles and tryal of ... William Laud, ... Wrote by himself, ... To which is prefixed the Diary of his own life ... 1695.
Inscription on front pastedown: Geo. Thorp, S.T.P. Eccl[es]iæ Xti Cantuariæ Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ejusdem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/A-4-13
Lycophron. Λυκοφρονοσ ... Αλεξανδρα, ... Lycophronis ... Alexandra, cum Graecis Isaaci Tzetzis commentariis. Accedunt versiones, ... annotationes, ... Cura & opera Johannis Potteri, ...
Oxford: 1697.
Presentation inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Ecclesiae Xti Cantuar Canonicus Bibliothecae ibidem legavit. 1719.
Shelfmark W/E-4-5
Pindar. Pindarou Olympia Nemea Pythia Isthmia. Pindari ... una cum Latina omnium versione carmine lyrico per Nicolaum Sudorium.
Oxford: 1697.
Inscription on front pastedown: Georgius Thorp S.T.P. Ecclesiæ Xti Cantuar. Canonicus, Bibliothecæ ibidem legavit. 1719.
References
  1. Venn, ACAD Database, ID=THRP653G
  2. CCED PersonID 20581