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Howard Household Books. ‘This Booke of dayly parcells’

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Howard Household Books. ‘This Booke of dayly parcells’
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. v + 138.
Leather binding, brown. Former vellum covers, fols. ii, v. Binding fragments, fols. iii, iv, from a ?receiver's account for Gower, Latin, c. 1479, referring to the Duke of Gloucester, Swansea Castle, etc. (Collier, iii-iv); see The National Library of Wales Journal, 29, no. 4 (winter 1996), 380, note 8. Note of contents, fol. ii (said by Collier, i, to be in the hand of Thomas Martin of Palgrave (1697-1771), but apparently earlier).
Scope and content
'This Booke of dayly parcells paid by the handis of my lord Howard..’ (fol. 1). Contents:-

(1) Household accounts, 2 Aug. 1482-20 Oct. 1483. Collier, 281-479. fols. 1-109v;-

(2) Names of the thousand men granted by Howard to Richard III, 26 Feb. 1484. Collier, 480-92. fols. 110-16v;-

(3) Commission of Array (fol. 125; Collier, 501-2) from Henry VII to John (de Vere), Earl of Oxford, 21 June 1487, Latin, with instructions by the latter and details of this muster. Collier, 493-503. fols. 117-26;-

(4) Household accounts of Thomas, Earl of Surrey, 10 Jan. 1490-Jan. 1491. Collier, 504-20. fols. 126v-38.
Howard, John (c 1430-1485), 1st Duke of Norfolk
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