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A chartulary with rentals and terriers of the lands in Leicestershire of Bartholomew Brokesby, Written in 1445

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MS. Wood empt. 7

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A chartulary with rentals and terriers of the lands in Leicestershire of Bartholomew Brokesby, compiled (see fol. 109v) in 1445. The heading 'Registrum Bartholomei Brokesby de terris et tenementis suis in villis infrascriptis' (fol. 1) is followed by a table of contents reaching only to fol. 105, and preceded by memoranda of dates when rents fell due (fol. ivv).

(fol. 143 is mutilated)

Dates

  • Written in 1445

Extent

191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Wood empt. 7

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 8595

Custodial History

At the bottom of fol. 1, from which a miniature and a coat of arms have been cut, are a merchant's mark; the arms of Brokesby: barry nebuly of six, or and gules, on a canton of the second a mullet pierced or. Thomas Brokesby's signature is on fol. 187.

Formerly no. 109 in the library of Ralph Sheldon of Beoley (see MS. Wood D. 6, fol. 59).

Custodial History

At the bottom of fol. 1, from which a miniature and a coat of arms have been cut, are a merchant's mark; the arms of Brokesby: barry nebuly of six, or and gules, on a canton of the second a mullet pierced or. Thomas Brokesby's signature is on fol. 187.

Bibliography

  • See Nicholl's Leicestershire , iii. 969.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

10 9/10 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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