Norfolk militia accounts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Norfolk militia accounts, 1591-1594, signed by Richard Buntynge and Richard Pepys, chief constables of the hundred of Brothercross, for 'the armeing and settinge forthe of...souldiours' according to warrants received from the Deputy Lieutenant.

Administrative / Biographical History

A militia was a military organization of citizens with limited military training, which was available for emergency service, usually local defence.

Arrangement

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 W.A. Myers, Ltd. in 1960. Shelved at 63 MWGM6 Nor].

Other Finding Aids

To be included in A. Hassell Smith's list of papers of Nathaniel Bacon, of which vol.1 has appeared. See The Papers of Nathaniel Bacon of Stiffkey. Vol.1, 1556-77 [Edited by] A. Hassell Smith, Gillian M. Baker, and R.W. Kenny. (Norfolk Record Society, vol.XLVI, 1978-79.)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

15½" x 12"

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.