Calstock (Devon)

Scope and Content

Account roll for the royal silver mines near Calstock, Devon. 'Particule compoti Richardi de Wigornio, custodis minere domini Regis in Comitatu Devonensi, de omnibus receptis, misis et expensis per ipsum appositis circa operationes minere predicte a festo sancti Michaelis anno regni Regis Eduardi X° usque I diem Julii proxime per visum et testimonium Willelmi Hicche, contrarotulatoris ibidem.'

Former references: Phillipps no. 35582; Rylands Latin MS 248.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R26218. Purchased by the John Rylands Library at the Phillipps sale on 24 April 1911, through the London bookseller Bernard Quaritch, for £10 17s 6d plus 10 per cent commission.

Related Material

The counterpart is also in the Library (Latin MS 135).

Bibliography

Peter Mayer, 'Calstock and Bere Alston silver-lead mines in the first quarter of the 14th century', Cornish Archaeology, no. 29 (1990), pp. 79-95.