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Papers of the Herrick Family of Leicestershire


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Papers of the Herrick family of Leicestershire, consisting of family letters, and official business and estate papers. Most of the papers are of Sir William Herrick.


  • 16th-19th cent.


12 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. b. 216].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. b. 216, c. 474-484

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13015

Biographical / Historical

The Herrick family of Leicestershire included Sir William Herrick (1562-1653), who was a goldsmith and moneylender, and one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer of Receipt, 1616-1623.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Hofmann and Freeman, with the aid of a grant from the fund administered by the Victoria and Albert Museum, in 1968.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Sir William Herrick (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 244-248(R), b. 249, c. 1292-1318).


Many of the papers are printed in John Nichols, History and antiquities of the county of Leicester (London, 1795-1811).
Papers of the Herrick Family of Leicestershire
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom