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Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper: Day One

Tuesday 15th November 2016: 2:00pm GMT

1Staffordshire.- Charter, [c. 1217]

Staffordshire.- charter

Lot 1

Ferrers (William de, fourth Earl of Derby, c. 1168 - c. 1247).- Charter, Nicholas son of William of Ambriton [Amerton near Stowe-by-Chartley] acknowledges that he is bound to William de Ferrers Earl of Derby for a virgate of land in the village of Gayton, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 65 x 160mm., [c. 1217].

 

Hammer Price: £650

Full Lot Details

Ferrers (William de, fourth Earl of Derby, favourite of King John and Henry III, c. 1168- c. 1247) .- Charter, Nicholas son of William of Ambriton [Amerton near Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire] acknowledges that he is bound to William de Ferrers Earl of Derby in 2 shillings annually for the ward which his forefathers were due to make at Chester, for a virgate of land in the village of Gayton (12d at Michaelmas & 12d at the Feast of St Mary in March), witnesses: Sir Richard de Vernon, steward of Sir Hugh de Ferrers, Sir Henry Mawesin, Sir Robert de Leg [Leigh], Master Roger de Derby, Sir William de la Ferle and Roger de Vernon, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 7 lines, in brown ink, in a good charter hand, seal tags, very small hole slightly affecting one letter on sixth line, folds, creased, lacks seal, pencil inscriptions at tail "17 July 1911" etc., 65 x 160mm., [c. 1217].

Full Lot Details

Ferrers (William de, fourth Earl of Derby, favourite of King John and Henry III, c. 1168- c. 1247) .- Charter, Nicholas son of William of Ambriton [Amerton near Stowe-by-Chartley, Staffordshire] acknowledges that he is bound to William de Ferrers Earl of Derby in 2 shillings annually for the ward which his forefathers were due to make at Chester, for a virgate of land in the village of Gayton (12d at Michaelmas & 12d at the Feast of St Mary in March), witnesses: Sir Richard de Vernon, steward of Sir Hugh de Ferrers, Sir Henry Mawesin, Sir Robert de Leg [Leigh], Master Roger de Derby, Sir William de la Ferle and Roger de Vernon, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 7 lines, in brown ink, in a good charter hand, seal tags, very small hole slightly affecting one letter on sixth line, folds, creased, lacks seal, pencil inscriptions at tail "17 July 1911" etc., 65 x 160mm., [c. 1217].