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"The extente and trewe yerely value as well of all thos manours, lands and tenements of Thomas Colepepyr, esquyer, which came to the same Thomas by discente, as also of all thois which the saide Thomas haith by purchase or exchaunge the iiijth daye of Januarye, anno r.r. E. VI. iiij., with all the chardges goyng out of the same, and the trew copyes of the indentures and other writyngs bergayne and sale or exchaunge;" continued to the time of James I., 1535-1617

MS. Rawl. B. 341
Held at the Weston Library

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The manors to which the volume chiefly relates are those of Bedgebury and Combwell, in the parish of Goudhurst, Kent, and Hasleton, etc. in Glouc.; and the deeds which are transcribed extend from 1535 to 1616.

Various notes are interspersed, dated 1581–1617, in the handwriting of sir Anthony Colepeper; amongst which the following is subjoined to the title copied above: "This fayer hande above writen was by on Nowell, servante to Mr. T. Colepeper; and that secretary hand that is next after his was writen by Mathew Penny, servante to sir Alexander Colepeper, his sonne. The other chansery hande in the other partes of this boke towardes the ende was writen by Tho. Dickes, once servante to the aboufe written T. Colepeper, and after of Sir Alexander Co. his sonne. Teste, Antho. Colepeper, sonne of the saide Sir Alexander."

Some leaves at the end are blank.


  • Creation: 1535-1617


116 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 341


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