File F3868 - Elizabethan land deeds

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Elizabethan land deeds


  • 1568 (Creation)

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Two Elizabethan land deeds, with translations and explanatory notes. Both deeds, one written in English and the other in Latin, relate to the terms and conditions of land rental between between Charles Wingfield, Richard Wingfield, Antony Wingfield, Henry Wingfield and Simon Byddull in the town of Lichfield, Staffordshire. The seals of Charles, Richard, Antony and Henry Wingfield are still attached to the English version. The Latin version only the seals of Charles and Henry remain.

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Parcel 1:
Item 1. Contract of Burgage, English version, 1568, bearing four seals, framed and mounted.

Parcel 2:
Item 1. Contract of Burgage, Latin version, 1568, bearing two seals, framed and mounted behind glass.

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  • English
  • Latin

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Donaghey B, Wingfield C, & Shapcott Press (1963) Two Elizabethan land deeds : transcribed & annotated from the originals on loan to the Dept. of English, University of Queensland by B.S. Donaghey., Shapcott press, Brisbane.

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Created, BS, 12-Sep-2023




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