Manuscript volume, 1606, containing a list of all the Offices of England, with the fees belonging to them in the gift of King James I. It contains particulars of the offices connected with the Law Courts, the Court, the Royal Household, garrisons, towns, fortresses, castles, parks, forests, and bishoprics. Of the King's artificers, the Sergeant Paynter was at the head with £100, while the Keeper of the Libraries was at the bottom with £3 6s. 8d.
List of the offices of England, 1606
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 23
- Dates of Creation1606
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 53 leaves
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It was bought from James Tregaskis in Jan 1910, as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Small manuscript quarto. Late eighteenth century half-calf binding.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript is inscribed with the names 'R Morrice' and 'Edward Gill', and was part of the library of Henry Benjamin Hanson Beaufoy (1786-1851), which was sold at Christie's on 7 Jul 1907.