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Queen Elizabeth. Valuations and lists

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Queen Elizabeth. Valuations and lists
After 1585
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. 24. Folio. Bound with MSS/0085.
Scope and content
Valuations of bishoprics and deaneries, list of nobility, and lists of officers and fees of the courts, royal household, etc.; temp. Qu Eliz. (after 1585). Imperfect at the end; lacks 27 leaves after fol. 20, and three after fol. 8.

Contents:- Valuation of livings of bishops, fols. 1-2v; valuation of deaneries, fols. 3-4; note of bishops and precedence, fols. 4v-5; the nobility of England according to their authority and degrees, beginning with Paulet, Marquess of Winchester. Earls include Eusnes (Fiennes), Earl of Lincoln, created 1585, fols. 5v-7v; number of churches as in the Book of First Fruits, fol. 8r, v; officers of the Courts of Revenues, fols. 9-14v, and Court of Augmentations, fols. 15-19; Duchy of Lancaster, fols. 19v-20v (imperfect); the Mint, Queen's works, Great Wardrobe, etc., ending imperfectly, fols. 21-4v.

Ellis, (1816), 65, lists contents with original foliation.
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
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Related units of description
See MSS/0227 (42) for a fragment of a servicebook from the former covers.