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A Copie of the grants of the liberties of the Eyre of London

A Copie of the grants of the liberties of the Eyre of London

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Date: [circa 1500-1509]
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On the wrapper is written "Thomas Binkheued who sold it to Raph Wilbraham."
The manuscript was originally a roll, as can be seen by the sewing holes extending across the bottom of each page.
Binding: vellum wrapper.
Purchased for the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on parchment, in chancery script, produced in London at the beginning of the sixteenth century (during the reign of Henry VII).
The text is an affirmation by King Henry VII of the rights given to the city of London by previous kings.
It includes a copy of the charter in Old English presented by William the Conqueror affirming the rights held by the citizens of London under Edward the Confessor.
It also includes a charter granting lands from William I to Deorman.
Physical Description:
1 v. (22 ff.) ; 75 cm. x 29 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11394960
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