File PHI 505(a)1-3, 578X1 - Earsham Hundred: accounts

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PHI 505(a)1-3, 578X1


Earsham Hundred: accounts


  • 1365-1391 (Creation)

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Comprised the townships of: Alburgh; Billingford nr Diss (alias Pirleston; Brockdish; Denton; Earsham; Langmere; Lincroft, Mendham; Needham; Pulham St Mary Magdalen; Pulham St Mary the Virgin; Redenhall with Harleston; Rushall; Starston; Thorpe Abbotts; Wortwell.

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Collected over 60,000 manuscripts. Phillipps referred to himself as a complete ‘Vello-maniac’.
Born in Manchester, 2 July 1792. Educated at Rugby School and University College, Oxford. Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1820 and made a baronet the following year. Lived at Middle Hill, Broadway, then (from 1863) at Thirlestaine House in Cheltenham. Died 6 February 1872. After Phillipps's death, his vast collection of books and manuscripts was dispersed in a series of sales.

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Account of Philip Deneys, collector of rents, and William de Park, bailiff itinerant, Mich. 1365-Mich. 1366; account of William Wyolf, 'locum tenens' of John Bast, collector of rents, and of said William, bailiff of fees, Mich. 1374-Mich. 1375; Manor of Earsham, reeve's account, Mich. 1390 Mich. 1391 (incomplete). Phillipps 26490.

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Created 20/07/2004 by Droip. Modified 12/03/2018 by Droip.


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