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A rent roll of the earl of Portland

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 12 (R)
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A rent roll of the earl of Portland, giving the rent (under a settlement of 1696) of 274 properties, chiefly in England, and a power of attorney to John Champante to receive the money, the latter dated May 27, 1714, and bearing the earl's signature and a fragment of his seal.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1714


1 roll

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 12 (R), fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 12 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20381


A rent roll of the earl of Portland

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30491

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Gough room in 1889, and referenced in 1890.

Physical Facet

On parchment


A roll of six membranes, five of which are separate, of varying length, 13 in. in breadth, in a cloth box 15 × 2 1/4 squ. in.

A rent roll of the earl of Portland
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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