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Collection Level Description: Accounts of Revenues from Land in Berkshire within the Jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations

Reference: MSS. Rolls Berks. 9-10
Title: Accounts of Revenues from Land in Berkshire within the Jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations
Dates of Creation: 1547-8
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Physical Description: Rolls
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

The Court of Augmentations was established in 1536 to deal with the confiscation of monastic lands; in 1542 it was amalgamated with the Court of General Surveyors (which had handled cases of confiscation as a result of the treason). Both courts were absorbed into the Exchequer in 1553.

Scope and Content

Accounts of revenues from land in Berkshire within the jurisdiction of the Court of Augmentations, 1547-8.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Hodgson's, 19 Apr. 1923, lot 552.

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Further Information

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. 52061-2.

Access Points

Accounts

Berkshire (England)

England and Wales | Court of Augmentations | 1536-1553


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