Collection SC501 - Receipt with Seal

Receipt with Seal, England, Recto Receipt with Seal, England, Seal

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Receipt with Seal

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  • Textual record

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  • 1361 (Creation)
    Hawkesworth, John de
  • 1361 (Creation)
    Marthelay, Peter de

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1 document : 64 x 20.3 cm

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Peter de Marthelay was grandson of John de Marthelay alias Monte Alto.

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John de Hawkesworth was rector of the church of Gyselay [Guisley].

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The collection consists of a receipt by Peter de Marthelay received from John de Hawkesworth, rector of the church of Gyselay [Guisley], for fifty shillings for rent of Lofthouse in Sualeyngmore, in London [3 miles north of Wakefield], Feast of St Martin [11th November], 1361.

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Manuscript on vellum, seven lines, one red wax seal of a lion rampant with good impression, with tie, folds, slightly creased, small stain on lower edge, 64 x 203 mm.

Immediate source of acquisition

Purchased from Monte Cristo Rare Books, 2014.


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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by JF, March 19, 2019.

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  • English

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