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1801 Excerpt: ... account of the festivities held in the city
thereupon, 6 Edw. II. 1312, f. 174;--Extract from Snorro
Sturleson's History of the Kings of Norway, translated into
English, f. 177;--Arraignment of Sir John Parrott, Knt., at
Westminster, 22 Apr. 1592, f. 181;--Letter of H. Haynes to the
Constable of the Tower? arguing for the exemption of the
inhabitants of the Tower from poor rates, dat. Tower, 21 Dec. 1727,
f. 192;--" A memorial containing the case of the Tower Intra, with
regard to the claims and pretensions of some inhabitants in the
Tower Liberty" 1728?, f. 195;--Conversation between Queen Elizabeth
and William Lambard, keeper of the Records in the Tower, 1601, f.
226;--Lease from Alice Asshfelde, Prioress of St. Helen's, within
Bishopsgate, London, to John Crosby, Grocer, of tenements in
Bishopsgate Street 1466, f. 228. Folio. 15,664. Official
transcripts and translations of various charters and documents
relating to local history; chiefly made under the superintendence
of John Bayley, chief clerk at the Tower, viz.: --Endowment by
Ralph Ergham, Bishop of Sarum, of the church of Tisbury co. Wilts.,
appropriated to the monastery of Shaftesbury, dat. 3 Aug. 1308; an
office copy of the 16th century, f. 2;--Inquisition post mort. of
the lands of Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, in Yorkshire, 28 Edw. I.
1300, transcribed in 1632, f. 6;--Complete series of the Returns to
Parliament for Huntingdon, from 8 Hen. IV. 1407, to 36 Geo. III.,
1796, f. 25;--Pleas relative to a presentation to the Hospital of
St. John the Baptist, at Huntingdon, ITU. term, 8 Edw. II. 1334, f.
95;--Extracts from the accompts of John Bassett, as far as relates
to Huntingdon, 2 Hen. IV.-3 Hen. V. 14011414, f. 96;--Writ for the
election of knights and burgesses for the counties of Cambri...
|Country of origin:
British Museum Dept Manuscripts
||246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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