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Collection of miscellaneous documents, mostly concerning the sale of land, Seventeenth century

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.08.30

Scope and Contents

(1) Copy of a letter of Peter Bertius to William Barlow, bishop of Lincoln, dated Lugd. Bat. Sept. anno 1612; certain theological theses are appended; (2) the case between baronets and the younger sons of viscounts and barons for precedency, containing the arguments on both sides and the king’s decision, related and set down by Mr Hackwill of Lincoln’s Inn, who was of the counsel of the barons; (3) an account of common land sold at Ovenden, Skircoate, Shelfe, Stainband, Thurleston, Eland, Barkisland, Rishworth cum Norland, Stainsfield, Wadsworth and Goulcarre by the Savile family, and the rents reserved; dated in the years extending from 1634 to 1665; (4) ‘A certificate of such contracts as have beene made by originall creditors who have purchased any of the mannors lands and tenements heretofore belonging to the late King Queene and Prince’, dated 1650-52; (5) ‘A particular of such contracts as have beene made by immediate tenants who have purchased any of the mannors lands or tenements heretofore belonging to the late King Queene and Prince’, dated 1649-51; (6) ‘A particular of such honours, mannours, messuages, lands and tenements belonging to the late King Queene and Prince as have beene sold by assigned bills’, dated 1650-52.

Dates

  • Seventeenth century

Language of Materials

Latin, English

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume) : 18 leaves.

Custodial History

In the Library by 1856.

Physical Facet

Paper.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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