Collection Level Description: Map and Terrier of the Manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire
Reference: MS. Top. Notts. c. 2, [Maps] MS. C17:48(9)
Title: Map and Terrier of the Manors of Laxton and Kneesall, Nottinghamshire
Dates of Creation: 1635, 1727-32
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Sir William Courtenay
Language of Material: English
Map and terrier of the manors of Laxton and Kneesall in Nottinghamshire owned by Sir William Courtenay.
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).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library from G.E. Pierrepont, 6th Earl Manvers, in 1942.
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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.
Real property | England | Maps
Courtenay | Sir | William | fl 1635 | of
Laxton (Nottinghamshire, England)
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