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Acta Curiae at Sturbridge Fair, 1586-ca 1755

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Misc.Collect.6

Scope and Contents

Contents as follows:
Flyleaf: Memorandum of swearing of two searchers of meat, 22 April 1647;
f.1 Note of loans of records from the Registry, 1753-5;
ff.2-9 Blank;
f.10 Decree for the annual proclamation of Sturbridge fair, 7 Sept. 1586;
f.11-17b Proclamation in Chancellor's name for the fair, 1628-48 with corrections by James Tabor, Registrary;
f.19 Memorandum by Tabor of happening at the Sturbridge proclamation of 1643 when, after the Under Bedell called 'God save the King', certain traders said 'and the Parliament' in threatening manner;
ff.20-30 Extracts from Acta Curiae, 1586-1606;
ff.30-80 Blank.
From end, in same hand as transcribed extracts from Acta Curiae, of mid 18th century:
f.90 De appelationibus, a legal opinion re appeal to delegates, ? 16th century;
f.88b Arguments for and against the contention that 'The withdrawing of graces for degrees and all elections from private to open scrutiny is inconvenient many ways', 16th century;
ff.82-81 List of Cambridge items in Baker Ms 29 and 20;
Back flyleaf: Note by Tabor of fines, 23 Oct. 1641.


  • Creation: 1586-ca 1755


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1 volume(s)

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Date information

DateText: end date approximate.

Finding aid date

1998-07-11 09:54:00+00:00

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