Accounts of revenues from land in Berkshire within the jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Accounts of revenues from land in Berkshire within the jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations, 1547-8.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Court of Augmentations was established in 1536 to deal with the confiscation of monastic lands; in 1542 it was amalgamated with the Court of General Surveyors (which had handled cases of confiscation as a result of the treason). Both courts were absorbed into the Exchequer in 1553.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, Hodgson's, 19 Apr. 1923, lot 552.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 52061-2.

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