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Official contemporary copy of Court of Exchequer proceedings brought by the Attorney General against Francis Smith, 2nd Viscount Carrington, and Humphrey Weld for the recovery of property formerly belonging to Furness Abbey, Lancs.

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MS. Top. Lancs. d. 4

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Official contemporary copy of Court of Exchequer proceedings brought by the Attorney General against Francis Smith, 2nd Viscount Carrington, and Humphrey Weld for the recovery of property formerly belonging to Furness Abbey, Lancs., decreed by the Court to have been conveyed to the defendants by Sir Thomas Preston, Jesuit, for superstitious uses, 1682.

Dates

  • 1682

Extent

177 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Lancs. d. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Lancs. d. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18032

Abstract

Official contemporary copy of Court of Exchequer proceedings brought by the Attorney General against Francis Smith, 2nd Viscount Carrington, and Humphrey Weld for the recovery of property formerly belonging to Furness Abbey, Lancs., decreed by the Court to have been conveyed to the defendants by Sir Thomas Preston, Jesuit, for superstitious uses, 1682.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Numbered 68529 on part of the wrapper, in a 20th-century hand.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Theodore Hofmann, 1972.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers
Title
Official contemporary copy of Court of Exchequer proceedings brought by the Attorney General against Francis Smith, 2nd Viscount Carrington, and Humphrey Weld for the recovery of property formerly belonging to Furness Abbey, Lancs.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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