Lancashire and Cheshire Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

Lancashire and Cheshire Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Lancashire and Cheshire Records Preserved in the Public Record Office, London, Vol. 1 of 2 Courts, &c., I have enumerated, and given details respecting, certain other documents, quite distinct from the records of the Palatinates, or Of the Duchy of Lancaster, which, under judicious treatment, should yield good fruit. In the selection Of these further classes, I have been invariably guided, first, by the quantity of material to be found, and secondly, by the manner in which it is recorded. It may surprise some that in Part I. No notice is taken Of such important classes as the Patent, Close, Charter, and Fine Rolls belonging to the High Court Of Chancery. My reason, however, for ignoring these splendid series Of Enrol ments is, that the Lancashire and Cheshire entries here enrolled are few and far between, and could only be collected at an enormous expenditure of time and labour. Until the collected information to be found in other classes is thoroughly exhausted, it would be absurd to toil after scattered notices. In one case, a single Lancashire or Cheshire record might furnish material for a printed volume, whilst, in the other, the wearisome examination of a hundred Close Rolls might not produce sufficient to make fifty pages of printed matter. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 374g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 135 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024317036X
  • 9780243170364