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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)

Cum mota esset petitio ac dissentio inter Johannam [etc.]

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C150
Overview

This collection consists of a single legal document, an agreement whereby the lands of Sir Roger Lasceles are divided amongst his four daughters: Joan, wife of Thomas de Coiwen; Avis, wife of Robert le Conestable; Maud, wife of Robert de Tilliol; and Theophania, wife of Ralph son of Ranulph.

Dates: 1301 - 1302

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)

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

Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q11:4, 5
Overview

Includes an article of impeachment brought by the English House of Commons against Strafford, with his answers, and proofs for each article, as well as a brief of the charge against him and his answer.

Dates: February 1641 or later

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