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Assignment of lease, Hollwood Fen, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1448

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Thomas Riccard of Hatfield, Yorks. assigns to Edward Reresbye of the same the lease and interest of a pasture called Hollwood Fen in the Isle of Ely for the residue of the term of years mentioned in the original lease, by which Thomas Riccard leased it from John Tonnye of St. Neots, Hunts. John Tonnye and one Rooke Reresby, since deceased, had leased it from Sir Henry Williams, alias Cromwell. Reservation was made of a certain pasture for the use of Sir Henry and Johan his wife. Witnessed by P. Lewys, Laurance Vavasoure, John Jackson, and Rychard Hanley. A seal is attached.


  • Creation: 7 Nov. 1582

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Purchased from Messrs. Hodgson through Messrs. Bernard Quaritch, 18 May 1929

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