File NCR 1/20 - Rolls of acknowledged charters, testaments and other evidences or muniments before the full court of the City from the time of mayor, William London onwards

Identity area

Reference code

NCR 1/20

Title

Rolls of acknowledged charters, testaments and other evidences or muniments before the full court of the City from the time of mayor, William London onwards

Date(s)

  • Jun 1483-Jun 1508 (Creation)

Level of description

File

Extent and medium

1 parchment roll

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

1 Rich III-24 Hen VII. Contains copied texts of 408 deeds and other evidences, the common clerk being Geoffrey Spirleng (sic), and includes a bill between Cristoph Talbot gent. and William Paston Esq. re Talbot's Manor, Fincham, 2 Rich. III on r.6, depositions re real-estate within the city (e.g. on r.55 a deposition re the former tenement of Robert Toppis, 16 Dec 1494) and copies of pleas terre and writs of rithr patent, occasionally with attached writs.
Some entries, particularly depositions, are written wholly in English (e,g, on r.84 is a deposition re a dispute between neighbours over the location of a boundary wall).

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Latin
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Parchment rolled file, sewn at its head, of 87 rotulets (some are composite of more than one membrane) of varying widths from 22.5 to 36cm, with many parchment dockets sewn to the edges of the rotulets

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Use microfilm MF/RO 136/1.

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

dd989b28-b93d-4ca1-8073-184a52709f30

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Catalogued

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 05/11/2003 by droip. Modified 18/09/2019 by Droip.

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places