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Register of writs and transcripts partly relating to Kent

Reference code
MSS/0166
Title
Register of writs and transcripts partly relating to Kent
Date
mid 16th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.ii + 177. Folio. Vellum, with flap.
Scope and content
Register of writs and transcripts partly relating to Kent. As follows:-

(1) Register of royal and other writs. Edw.III-Hen.VIII, preceded (fols. 1-12) by a subject index. fols. 1-137;-

(2) Particulars of the collection of an aid of 40 shillings from military fees, granted to Edward III for the knighthood of his firstborn son, 20
Edw.III. fols. 138-51;-

(3) Fees returning ward rent to Dover castle. Further details in Ellis (1816), 51-2. fols. 152-6;-

(4) Transcripts relating to the liberties and court of the Cinque Ports. fols. 157-62, 177r,v;-

(5) Transcript of Letters Patent of Henry VIII for the refoundation of Cardinal College (afterwards Christ Church), Oxford (1532). fols. 162v-76v.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/166
Archival history
'This is Mr Ciryak Pettytts booke', fol.ii; 'Ciriacus Pettyt', fol.177v. Names scribbled inside the back cover include Henry Petyt, Edwardus Combes. Apparently owned by John Thorpe, senior; note to him from J.Gouldsmith, 23 Aug.1719?, fol.17a.
Language
Latin