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Miscellaneous documents, n.d., 17th century

MSS. Bankes 23, 26
Held at the Weston Library

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(MS. Bankes 23) miscellaneous documents, including: (fols. 11-12, 15-22, 31-4, 37-8, 44-53) notes by Bankes; (fols. 19-20, 31-2, 34) drafts by Bankes of four proposed orders in parliament concerning the administration of justice, n.d.; (fols. 35-6) notes by Sir Robert Heath on the management of the customs, n.d.; (fols. 54-66) copy of the grant by Queen Elizabeth to Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford, of the office of Warden of the Eastmarch of England in 1564; (fols. 67-74) breviate by Sir John Borough of records relating to the defence of the borders of Scotland, 1639?.

(MS. Bankes 26) notes of precedents for styling the Duke of Cornwall 'custos regni', n.d., and (fols. 3-5) a list of manors in the Duchy of Cornwall not yet charged before the auditor of the duchy.


  • Creation: n.d., 17th century


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Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Bankes 23, 26