Legal document relating to land in Calais, 1418

Scope and Content

Conveyance, dated 7 May 1418, between Thomas Ashwell and Robert Clyderhowe, both burghers of Calais, of a cottage in Hemp Street, St Mary's parish, Calais. Abuttals given. Includes the seals of Ashwell, and the Mayoralty of Calais on a parchment tag cut from a deed mentioning the following names: Robert Colton, burgher, Jacob de Rypon, probably inhabitants of Calais.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs Warrens in 1975.

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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

120 x 310 mm. Contains two seals; the first is monoface, in red wax, oval, 15x10 mm, bearing the device of the muzzled head of a bear; the second is monoface, in red wax.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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