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Deeds of the Earls of Shrewsbury


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164 deeds relating to property of the Earls of Shrewsbury at the following places:

  1. Buckinghamshire: Hughenden, 1651
  2. Oxfordshire: Bampton, 1239, 1623, 1654-1860; Heythrop, 1664, 1695-7, 1788; Dunthrop and Shewell, 1570, 1616, 1645, 1650-1839; Middle Aston, 1635, 1654; Rotherfield Peppard, 1656, 1694
  3. Staffordshire: Alton, 1658
  4. Surrey: Kingston, 1651, 1663, 1701
  5. Yorkshire: Bolsterton Heyfield, 1658


  • Creation: 1239-1860


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Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. D.D. Shrewsbury c. 1].

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MSS. D.D. Shrewsbury c. 1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7578

Biographical / Historical

The Earls of Shrewsbury had property in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, Surrey and Yorkshire.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The deeds were deposited in the Library by the Earl of Shrewsbury, through Berkshire Record Office, 1950.

Deeds of the Earls of Shrewsbury
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