Decree of the Court of Wards and Liveries (copy)

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Copy of a Decree of the Court of Wards and Liveries, adjudging that the manors of Freston' [Freiston] and Butterwicke [Butterwick] with appurtenances shall remain in the king's hands in the right of William, Lord Roosse [William Cecil, 16th Baron Ros, 1590-1618] during his minority, as against the claims of Roger [Manners, 5th] Earl of Rutland.