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The Proceedings at the Justice Seat held for the Forest of Dean at Gloucester Castle the tenth of July, 1634; Court Rolls of the Manor of Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ll.04.07

Scope and Contents

(1) 'The Proceedings at the Justice Seate held for the Forrest of Dean at Gloucester Castle the tenthe of Julie, 1634, before the righte Honoble Henry Earle of Holland, Lord Cheife Justice in Eyre, assisted by Justice Jones, Barron Trever, Sr John Bridgeman, Justice of Chester, as it was delivered to the King's Majestie by Sr John Finche.' Corresponds with LI.03.11 (6), but concludes with £20,230 instead of £20,220. (2) Court Rolls of the Manor of Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex, 1 Mary - 27 Elizabeth. (Latin.) The second Roll (2 and 3 Phil. and Mary) contains the names of the tenants of the Manor, free and customary, in number 32, at the head of whom is Sir Roger Cholmeley, Chief Justice of the King's Bench. This is the original Register, and from the year 1577 it bears the signature of Jasper Cholmeley, steward of the Manor. On the back of f. 26 is a memorandum that Jasper Cholmeley received this book of John Devyke, gent., late steward, by the hands of William Smithe, one of the Attorneys of Guyldhall, his deputy, by virtue of a warrant from the Rt. Hon. Sir Walter Myldmay, Kt., Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the said John Devyke dyrectyd, the 6th September 1577. The Manor of Clerkenwell was at that time retained in the possession of the Crown. (3) Narrationes Placitorum. Some of these were cases before the superior courts and the court of Mayor and Aldermen of London in the reign of Elizabeth I. Ff. 36, 37 contain an index to ff. 45-79. Upon f. 35 is the autograph of Jasper Cholmeley (of Lincolne's Inn) 1562, as owner of the Book. The whole from f. 36 to f. 78, and much of the remaining part, appears to be in his handwriting. He was Clerk of the Recognizances under Stat. 23 Hen. VIII. c. 6.


  • Seventeenth century

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1 volume(s) (124 leaves, some blank)

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In the Library by the mid 1750s.

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