Receipt, dated 3 Nov 1647, for £6.11.0 paid by the Receiver General to Caroline Holland on behalf of Sarah Frank for 'semptrys [seamstress] workes...for the King's Children' by virtue of an order dated 21 Jul 1647. Signed by Sarah Frank.
Royal Household receipt
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 848
- Dates of Creation1647
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The royal household originated as the sovereign's retinue, and had a purely domestic function until the 12th century, after which it became a mainspring of government. The government departments of the Treasury, the Exchequer and the common law courts all originated there.
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Given by the College of Arms, via the HMC and BRA, in 1975.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
145 x 180 mm. On paper.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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