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Reference code
13th - 19th century
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Extent and format
1 volume
Scope and content
Corsham-Etchilhampton (pp.227). Includes:- Corsham: grant by Richard, Earl of Cornwall (d. 1272), of Corsham manor to the tenants, 13th-century copy; sepia drawing of almshouses and school, early 19th century; portions of court rolls of Corsham rectory manor, 1577-1684, pp.66-74; letter of authority to a steward relating to a tenement in Corsley, 1609, signed by Carew Raleigh and Dorothy Raleigh, p.86; papers relating to the Danvers family, pp.112-40, including sketches from Danvers portraits at Lord Abingdon's, p.135, bond to Henry, Earl of Danby, 1643, with signatures of Edward Hyde and Lord Hatton, p.127, legal papers, pedigrees and notes; Case (c. 1653), Lady Croke (wife of Sir Robert Croke) and others v. Thomas Levingston, p.175; Devizes: Speech (1818) by R.H.Brabant to the burgesses, p.177; two wash drawings of French 'bretesc' (brattice: siege tower), pp.188-9; lease by the Bp of Salisbury of a messuage in Netherwyke, 1544, p.191; sale by Henry Brewyr to John Drew of the manor of Rangebourne, two mills, etc., 1582, p.191; letter from Sir Wadham Wyndham (judge) to Sir James Thynne's agent at Longleat asking for a buck from the park, 1662, p.194.
Jackson, John Edward (1805-1891), Anglican clergyman, antiquary and librarian to Lord Bath
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