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A Miscellany of Deeds and Manorial, Estate, Probate and Family Documents

 Collection
Call Number: MS 239
Overview

This collection of miscellaneous documents, written between the 13th to 19th centuries, mostly relate to land and property transactions and maintenance in England. The bulk of the documents are dated from the 16th through 19th centuries. The remaining documents concern legal and official matters, family papers, probate and wills, and accounts and business. The documents pertain to many of the counties in England, as well as some matters taking place in other parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1230-1900 (bulk 1461-1860)

Adversaria. The Common-Place-Book, by Robert Courthope Sims

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B40
Overview

Commonplace book, or a volume created to compile knowledge, kept by Robert Courthope Sims of Essex, England.

Dates: approximately 1755-1769 or later

Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

 Collection
Call Number: MS E205
Overview

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Fletcher of Saltoun collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 109
Overview

A collection of books and manuscripts relating to the Fletcher of Saltoun Family, most of which have come from Saltoun Hall. Salton (Saitoun) is an estate east of Edinburgh, Scotland, in East Lothian (Haddington). The manuscripts are mostly estate account-books (1750-1806 and undated) but also include notes on agriculture (18th century), common-place books in English and Latin (18th century), and a paraphrase of the Corpus Iuris Civilis (1600s?).

Dates: approximately 1600-1806

Kaye family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 240B
Overview

This collection consists of estate documents, principally deeds, of the Kaye family of Woodsome in Yorkshire, England, from the thirteenth to eighteenth centuries with the majority of documents dating from the sixteenth to the seventeenth centuries. Some locations cited in these documents include Almondbury, Honley, Kirkheaton, Slaithwaite, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, etc.

Dates: circa 1200-1770

Legal papers concerning church attendance, etc. of Norfolk Recusants

 Collection
Call Number: MS 106
Overview

Legal papers: certificates and evidence taken concerning church attendance, etc. during the Protestant Reformation in Elizabethan England. Apparently originals, kept together after being issued by the Commission; include signatures. (Item 2 is a fair copy largely in a single hand.)

Dates: 1591

Memoranda kept in Merlinus Liberatus: Being an Almanack

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS A11
Overview Printed book containing manuscript memoranda regarding legal and financial matters, family, cattle, etc. Volume was kept by John Stocker of Somerton, England. The volume includes 7 printed preliminary pages (title page, dedication to Dering on astrology, tables of tides, sunrise, terms, sovereigns, poem denouncing the Jacobites); pages for January-December (each month consists of 2 facing printed pages: the left contains a table of the calendar, with saint's days, times of ascension (?), and...
Dates: 1697

North Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 240A
Overview These are estate and personal archives of the North family of Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, and Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, as well as other places in England, from the 13th to 19th centuries, with the majority of documents dating from the 16th through 18th centuries. Document types include deeds, manorial documents, legal and official matters, accounts, family papers and correspondence. Some additional locations cited in these documents include Harlow, Ashley and Silverley, London, and...
Dates: approximately 1250-1856 (bulk 1500-1797)

Spelman-Macro miscellany

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E107
Overview

Compiled volume of separately written pieces bound together, including historical notes, 17th century poems, petitions, etc.

Dates: compiled 17-18th centuries

Star Chamber collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 155
Overview

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641

William P. Albrecht collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 18
Overview This collecton consists of several collections formed by Professor William P. Albrecht of the University of Kansas' English Department to give his students practice in reading documents from the early modern and modern periods. This includes items at MS 18, which consist primarily of English and Scottish legal documents (manorial documents, notarial instruments, charters, court rolls, indentures, etc.), including documents by/pertaining to English monarchs dating from 1375, 1501-1689....
Dates: 1375; 1501-1689; 1801-1962

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Great Britain -- History -- Early works to 1800 4
England -- Economic conditions -- Early works to 1800 3
England -- Social conditions -- Early works to 1800 3
Land tenure -- England -- Early works to 1800 3
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Marriage settlements -- England -- Early works to 1800 3
Administration of estates -- England -- Early works to 1800 -- Sources 2
Deeds -- England -- Early works to 1800 2
England -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1603-1649 2
Administration of estates -- England -- Yorkshire -- Early works to 1800 -- Sources 1
Administration of estates -- Great Britain 1
Almanacs -- 17th century -- Specimens 1
Almanacs, English -- England -- Early works to 1800 1
Almondbury (Huddersfield, England) -- History 1
Autographs -- Collections 1
Catholics -- England -- Norfolk 1
Commonplace books 1
Deeds -- England -- Yorkshire -- Early works to 1800 1
Derbyshire (England) -- History -- Sources 1
England 1
England -- History, Local -- Archival resources 1
Essex (England) 1
Farnley (Leeds, England) -- History 1
France 1
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485 1
Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 1
Honley (England) -- History 1
Huddersfield (England) -- History 1
Kirkheaton (England) -- History 1
Legal documents -- England -- Yorkshire -- Early works to 1800 1
Manors -- England -- Yorkshire -- Early works to 1800 1
Norfolk (England) -- History 1
Norfolk (England) -- History -- 16th century 1
Saltoun (Scotland) 1
Scotland 1
Scotland -- History -- Sources 1
Slaithwaite (England) -- History 1
West Riding of Yorkshire (England) -- History 1
Wills -- England -- Early works to 1800 1
Wills -- England -- Yorkshire -- Early works to 1800 1
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Names
Albrecht, William Price, 1907-1986 1
Beaumont family 1
Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 1
Copley family 1
Crosley family 1
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Elizabeth, Queen of England, I, 1533-1603 1
England. Court of Star Chamber 1
Fletcher (Family : active 17th century-19th century : Fletcher, Andrew, 1655-1716 : Saltoun, Scotland) 1
Fletcher, Andrew, 1722-1779 1
Fletcher, Henry, -1803 1
Great Britain. Parliament 1
Guilford, Francis North, 1673-1729 1
Guilford, Francis North, Baron, 1637-1685 1
Guilford, Francis North, Earl of, 1704-1790 1
Haghe family 1
Hofmann & Freeman Antiquarian Booksellers 1
Hudson, William, 1577 or 1578-1635 1
James I, King of England, 1566-1625 1
Kay family 1
Kaye (Family : 1200-1770 : Yorkshire, England) 1
Macro, Cox, -1767 1
Nettleton family 1
North (Family : England) 1
North and Grey, Charles North, Baron, 1635-1690 1
North and Grey, Katherine North, Lady, died 1694 1
North and Grey, Maria Margaretha North, Lady, 1690-1762 1
North, Ann, Dame, active 1728 1
North, Dorothy, -1618 1
North, Dudley North, Baron, 1581-1666 1
North, Dudley North, Baron, 1602-1677 1
North, Dudley, 1641-1691 1
North, Dudley, 1684-1729 1
North, Edward North, Baron, 1496?-1564 1
North, Elizabeth, 1647-1730 1
North, Frances 1
North, Frances, 1647-1678 1
North, Francis, 1704-1790 1
North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792 1
North, Georgina, 1798-1835 1
North, Henry, Sir, 1556-1620 1
North, John, 1588-1652 1
North, Maria, 1793-1841 1
North, Montagu, 1649-1710 1
North, Roger North, Baron, 1530-1600 1
North, Roger, 1651-1734 1
North, Roger, approximately 1585-1652 or 1653 1
North, Susan, Baroness, 1797-1841 1
North, Thomas, Sir, 1535-1601? 1
North, William North, Baron, 1678-1734 1
Sayvile family 1
Sherfield, Henry, -1634 1
Sims, Robert Courthope, -1807 1
Spelman, Henry, Sir, 1564?-1641 1
Stapleton family 1
Stocker, John, active 1697 1
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Language
French 2
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Scots 1