Formulary of English deeds

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing part of a formulary (items numbered 17-42) of private deeds, [1600], including the following types: Bargain & Sale, Lease, Agreement, Recognisance, Award, Gift and Inquisition Post Mortem (the last two types in Latin).

Administrative / Biographical History

A formulary is a book or other list of stated and fixed forms.


Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Barry Duncan in 1954.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio, with the leaf conjoint with f.7 missing. Bound in cloth.

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.