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Copies of papers relating to the city of Canterbury, 15th-16th century

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MS. Rawl. B. 257, fols. 38, 60, 61, 61b, 65
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Copies of papers relating to the city of Canterbury:
  1. Charter granted by Edw. IV. to the city of Canterbury, 2 Aug 1461; containing a recital of all previous charters.
  2. Writs of Hen. IV. respecting the defraying the expense of the city wall; 14 Aug 1409 and 5 May 1403.
  3. Mensuratio murorum civitatis Cant. 1402.
  4. "Consuetudines civit. Cant.," in English.
  5. "Nova ordinatio civit. Cant;" ordinance of Hen. VIII. respecting the number of aldermen, etc.; 13 Ju 1521; in English.

Dates

  • 15th-16th century

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Rawl. B. 257, fols. 38, 60, 61, 61b, 65

Custodial History

Numbered in some former collection of MSS., 102.

Bibliography

  • For the "Writs of Hen. IV." see Somner's Antiquities , 1703. p. 7.
  • For the "Mensuratio murorum" see Somner's Antiquities , 1703. App. p. 2.
  • For the "Nova ordinatio civit. Cant" see Hasted's Kent , vol. iv. p. 394.

Repository Details

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