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|Named Person:||William Cecil Burghley, Baron; Edward, King of England; John Fortescue, Sir; Julien Haineuve; Atcheson Laughlin Hench; Edward Wharton; Warcupp family.|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nathaniel Bacon; William Lambarde; Laurence Nowell; Francys Partlett; Henry Sidney, Sir; William, of JumieÌges.; Richard Fitzneale
|Language Note:||In English, French, Latin, Greek.|
|Notes:||Forms part of the Atcheson L. Hench Medieval and Early European Manuscript Collection.|
|Description:||approximately 37 items.|
Many items in this segment of the collection pertain to antiquarian Laurence Nowell and his student William Lambarde including an ecclesiastical census of England and Wales compiled by Nowell, 1562; History of the Dukes of Normandy by William of Jumiege in the hand of Nowell with marginal notes and index by Lambarde; a copy of Dialogue of the Exchequer by Richard Fitzneale with annotations by Lambarde; and an account of the household of Edward IV, 1574, in hand of Lambarde; a copy of a letter from Lambarde to Sir Henry Sidney, 1576, dedicating his topographical dictionary to Sidney.
Also transcriptions of Lambarde's 1585 letter to the Lord Treasurer on defense of the Low Countries; instructions for sale of royal lands, and for keeping a court-baron, 1589; indentures of Lambarde mentioning William Cecil and Sir John Fortescue, 1591, 1596; a receipt of Lambarde for a land purchase, 1597; a petition from the gentry, ministry and commonalty of Kent to the House of Commons in hand of Lambarde; a letter from John Kynd to Lambarde, 1600, concerning the constables of Blackheaths Hundred; and a document concerning Lambarde's Leases, 1649-1692.
The collection also contain miscellaneous legal documents, many of which pertain to property in London and Kent, including a legal document concerning Rich Langford of Whitechurch, 1593; a document of Nathaniel Bacon, sheriff of Norfolk, 1593; legal documents pertaining to estates, 1596, 1615; a property conveyance, 1599; compaints against Richard Carmarden, Surveyor of Customs, circa 16th c.; and a legal document concerning the Edward Wharton family; an account book, 1603; indentures, 1603, 1607, 1609, 1614, 1619; Francys Partlett to Sir Nathaniel Bacon re revenues from the dissolved monastery at Westerham; speech of Sir John Manson at the King's Bench Bar, 1616; sermon notes, 1623-1629; speech to the House of Commons, 1628; and a legal document concerning a rental in Kent; 1648.
Of interest is Sententiae Alphabaeticae, ante 1623? a compilation of Latin, Greek, French and English poverbs; legal documents of the Warcupp family, 1627-1755; and a notebook kept by a French Jesuit student possibly under Julien Haineuve.
- Burghley, William Cecil, -- Baron, -- 1520-1598.
- Edward -- IV, -- King of England, -- 1442-1483.
- Fortescue, John, -- Sir, -- 1531?-1607.
- Haineuve, Julien, -- 1588-1663.
- Hench, Atcheson Laughlin, -- 1891-1974,
- Wharton, Edward, -- active 15??
- Warcupp family.
- Jesuits -- Education -- France -- History.
- Monasticism and religious orders -- England -- History -- 16th century.
- Secularization -- England -- History -- 16th century.
- Benelux countries -- History -- 16th century.
- England -- Census.
- Wales -- Census.
- Westerham (England) -- History -- 17th century.