Lancashire and Cheshire Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London; In Two Parts Volume 7

Lancashire and Cheshire Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London; In Two Parts Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...I. Wills: Will of Henry Harper. 21 Chas. II. Will of Susannah Norbury (with papers relating to Family of Norbury). 14 Geo. III. Will of Hannah Owens (attested Copy). 14 Geo. III. Will of John Rowland. 41 Geo. III. Will of Robert Whitby. Commonwealth. Writs: Chamberlains' Writs, Writs and Inquisitions, Writs for Bailiffs Itinerant, Writs of Process and Execution (Chester Exchequer). Eliz. to 11 Geo. IV. Writ of Certiorari, with Memorandum of Indictment annexed against Wm. Miles, of Millington. 9 & 10 Geo. I. Writ to the Sheriffs of Chester, to inquire into all Encroachments, Concealments, &c. 14 Geo. IV. Writ Books (Exchequer). 17 Chas. I. to 48 Geo. III. and Flint. Writ Book (Prothonotary's). 39 to 42 Geo. III. Writs and Bills, Original, Calendar of (Prothonotary's). 14 to 16 Geo. III. Writs and Manucaptions. Edw. III. to Will. IV. These were commonly indorsed, Terminata or Brevia Com. Cestr. terminata die Martis, &c., and they contain " all manner of documents filed with the Prothoriotary and Clerk of the Crown, not only in civil causes, but presentments, coroners' inquisitions and indictments in criminal matters, with jury panels, &c." Report I., App., p. 82. Eecoris OF THE Superior ani 3bolto$e& Courts, Set. IN the foregoing pages those records only have been dealt with which appertain more directly to Lancaster and Chester as Counties Palatine. Our subject now renders it necessary to examine the enormous public collections of the kingdom, with a view to ascertain to what extent further important materials may be gleaned in this wide field of research. And here it may in the first place be useful to note the principal groups of documents, which, broadly speaking, may be considered to represent what are now termed...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628667
  • 9781236628664