File NCR 26a/23 - Inspeximus by royal letters patent of 3 Edward VI of an earlier inspeximus of 19 Henry VII and letters patents of 17 and 30 Henry VIII

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NCR 26a/23

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Inspeximus by royal letters patent of 3 Edward VI of an earlier inspeximus of 19 Henry VII and letters patents of 17 and 30 Henry VIII

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  • 14 Nov 1549 (Creation)

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8 parchment membranes and fragment of brown wax great seal on green and white silk cords

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Dated at Westminster, 3 Edward VI. Includes a large initial, 'E' decorated with strapwork and a line-drawing portrait of a young King Edward enthroned and with the legend, 'Vivat Rex' above. Along the top line of text are bold and 'textura quadrata' letters. Other decorative symbols above the text are obscured by dirt. There are 17th-century marginal annotations. Blomefield's crossed circle sign is in the top-left corner and also on the seal fold between the seal cord stitches. Footnotes read, 'For £15 paid into the hanaper' and ,' By the king himself'.

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  • Latin

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All 840 x 565mm except last, 840 x 390mm (width/height) All the membranes are darkened with dirt and are damp-stained with partly obscured text, especially so in a stripe down the middle of each membrane.Seal cords are frayed.

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Brief summary of the main clauses in Hudson and Tingey's The records of the City of Norwich, vol I, p. 44-45.

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6246312d-aec4-41dc-ba33-9ec6ba844ffc

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Created 08/01/2007 by Droip. Modified 03/12/2018 by Droip.

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