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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)

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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Albrecht, William Price, 1907-1986 1
England. Court of Star Chamber 1
Guilford, Francis North, 1673-1729 1
Guilford, Francis North, Baron, 1637-1685 1
Guilford, Francis North, Earl of, 1704-1790 1