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Berkshire, 15th-18th century


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  1. Three letters from Francis Wise (one to Browne Willis, 21 Dec. 1740, two to the rev. George North, 17 Aug. 1743 and 31 July 1745), about the affair of the White Horse, are in Gough Berks 5
  2. A few notes by E. Rowe Mores on vol. 1 of Ashmole's Antiquities of Berkshire (1719) are in no. 6
  3. In no. 24 is an original paper signed by 'Anth. Craven', 'H. Hyde' and 'Charles Garrard', as deputy-lieutenants of the county, calling on estates in Seacourt (Cumnor) and North Hinksey to provide a soldier for the militia, 31 July, 1684
  4. Also a copy of a grant of land made by Reading abbey to enable John Leche to build an almshouse there, 10 Sept, 1475, with drawings of the abbey seal


  • Creation: 15th-18th century

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MSS. Gough Berks 1-28

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