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Legal opinion by Francis North, 1st baron Guilford

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P454
Overview

This draft or informational copy of a legal opinion written by Francis North, 1st baron Guilford (1637-1685) as Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, concerns the Court of Chancery case of the heirs of Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk, who had died in 1677.

Dates: 1683?

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)

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