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The right and title of Sir Thomas Fane of Kent, knight, to the name, stile, and dignitie of Lord of Bergavenny, in the right of Dame Mary his wyf

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3116

Scope and Contents

The statement of Sir Thomas's claim, which includes (fo. 11) a pedigree of the descendants of Sir William Beauchamp, 1st Baron Bergavenny, ends at fo. 53, and is followed (fo. 53a-b) by a double-page 'Catalogue of the barons of Bergavenny from the Conquest' in form of a pedigree, and by (fos 54v-79) a series of pedigrees to illustrate succession to baronies through a female heir. (fo. 81) answers to objections re descent of title.


  • Creation: 1588 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 Volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bookplate of 11th earl of Westmorland, 1856. Sold after death of 12th earl, 1891. Purchased at Puttick's, 27 July 1893 lot 339, for 1s.

Related Materials

Two leaves from a copy of Cassiodorus, 'Expositio in Psalterium', c. 1200, used as flyleaves, have been removed to CUL Add. 4406 (no. 1).


See Catalogue of English Legal Manuscripts, pp. 566-7.
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