Map and terrier of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire, 1635

Scope and Content

Map of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall, owned by Sir William Courtenay, drawn by Mark Pierce in 1635, based on a survey made by Francis and William Mason in 1625 (on parchment, scale c. 1:3,950); together with a terrier of the manors (1635), with plans of new enclosures at Laxton (1732) and surveys and plans of parts of Laxton (1727).

Administrative / Biographical History

Map and terrier of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall in Nottinghamshire owned by Sir William Courtenay.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library from G.E. Pierrepont, 6th Earl Manvers, in 1942.


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. 54537-8.