Copies in several hands of court rolls of the manor of Tamworth, written in the 17th and 18th century
Copies in several hands of court rolls (views of frankpledge, etc.) of the manor of Tamworth, 1485, 1516, 1527, 1537, and at frequent intervals to 1654.
At p. 269 is a 'Survey of the mannor in Feb. 1603/4 at p. 389b is an original quit-claim from sir Edw. Rawlegh of Farmborough to Richard Archer of Tamworth of all actions, trespasses, etc., Sept. 25, 1615.
(pp. 390 to end) are almost blank.
- Creation: written in the 17th and 18th century
Language of Materials
MS. Top. Warwickshire d. 2
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. V, no. 28850.
The arms of the Archer family (three arrows) are stamped in gold on each cover.