Receipt of John Pickering to Charles Prince of Wales, 1618

Scope and Content

Receipt of John Pickering, armourer.

Acknowledging receipt of his quarterly pension from Adam Newton, receiver general of [Charles] Prince of Wales.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Adam Newton (d.1630), royal administrator, was tutor and then secretary to Prince Henry, eldest son of James VI of Scotland, from 1599 until Henry's death in 1612, then became receiver-general for the household of Prince Charles. On the accession of Charles I, Newton became secretary to the council and then secretary for the marches of Wales. He was made a baronet in 1620.


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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Myers for pound 2.10s.


Call number used to be ms1479

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper: 18.4x28.2cm

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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