Collection Level Description: Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
Reference: MSS. Top. Essex a. 1(R), b. 5-37(R), b. 38-40, b. 41-3(R), c. 22-3; [Maps] MS. C17:56(21)
Title: Waltham Abbey Court Rolls
Dates of Creation: 14th-18th cent.
Extent: 43 shelfmarks
Language of Material: Latin and English
Scope and Content
Court rolls and registers of court rolls of manors, mainly in Essex, belonging to Waltham Abbey, including
court rolls and other documents of Sewardstone manor. For the descent of Sewardstone manor, see Philip Morant,
The history and antiquities of the county of Essex (London, 1768), i, 42-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought at Sotheby's in 1955.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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. 53990-54032.
Manors | England | Essex
Waltham Abbey | Essex
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