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Extracts from the Domesday Book relating to Kent

Reference code
MSS/0175
Title
Extracts from the Domesday Book relating to Kent
Date
17th, 18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
fols. iii, 1-31 of a composite volume. Folio. Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards. Bound (c. 1864) and foliated with parts or all of 184, 185, 189 bis, 190 bis, 195.
Scope and content
Extracts from the Domesday Book relating to Kent; 17th, 18th century. Includes:-

(1) Part of Scipio Le Squire's extract from Domesday for Kent (see note, fol. 6v); early 17th century, continued by John Thorpe, senior. See F.Taylor, ‘The Books and Manuscripts of Scipio Le Squyer, Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer (1620-59)’, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 25 (1941), 137-64. fols. 1-6v;-

(2) Transcripts from BL Cotton MS Vitellius C viii. fols. 7-23v;-

(3) Summary notes on Domesday, partly (fols. 30-1) by John Thorpe, senior. fols. 27-31.
Creator
Squyer, Scipio Le (1579-1659), Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer and antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/175