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Copy of a valuation of all the jewels, pictures, furniture, and other property of king Charles i

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MS. Top. Devon c. 20

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Copy of a valuation of all the jewels, pictures, furniture, and other property of king Charles i, made in 1649, with notes in many cases of the persons (with prices) to whom the items were sold, 1649-52. Among the inventories are:
  1. The Jewels and Regalia in the Tower of London (fol. 2v)
  2. 'Somersett House Goods' (fol. 13)
  3. 'Goods viewed & appraised at Hampton Court...', including pictures (fol. 66v), the contents of White Hall (fol. 98v?), St. James's (fol. 113v), etc. The contents of the king's houses both in London and the country are given at length
  4. At fol. 183 is an abstract of the sales effected
  5. At the end is inserted an inventory of the stuffs delivered out for the purposes of the coronation of king Richard iii and queen Anne, July 6, 1483, in a law hand of about 1670-80

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1670-1680

Extent

234 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Devon c. 20, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Devon c. 20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20470

Overview

Copy of a valuation of all the jewels, pictures, furniture, and other property of king Charles i

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. 30700

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably purchased about 1840-50.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 × 10 in.
Title
Copy of a valuation of all the jewels, pictures, furniture, and other property of king Charles i
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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