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Letters patent of 37 Henry VI issued at the instance of Robert Wodelark, 1459-04-12

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Luard 124*

Scope and Contents

Confers on the University powers to make an annual enquiry into the state of watercourses and roads (as in the statutes of the Cambridge Parliament) and repeating the permission of his predecessor to expel prostitutes and lewd women to a distance of at least four miles from Cambridge. Bears fragment of Great Seal in green wax on green and white strings.


  • 1459-04-12

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1 membrane(s) : vellum

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2003-01-02 16:25:48+00:00


Repository Details

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