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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    ENGLISH HISTORY, 16th-17th Century. Three documents on vellum with seals, comprising:

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    ENGLISH HISTORY, 16th-17th Century. Three documents on vellum with seals, comprising:
    MARY I (1516-1558), Queen of England and Ireland. Letters patent, Westminster, 14 October [1553], a pardon to Thomas Cressett esquire of Staunton Lacy, Shropshire, in Latin, one membrane, 243 x 583mm, Great Seal in brown wax pendant on vellum tag (rubbed and worn);
    JAMES VI and I (1566-1625), King of Scotland, England and Ireland. Letters patent, Westminster, 1 Septemer [1624], granting to Sir John Hayward and his wife Anne a licence to alienate lands in the manor of Cound or Cond in Shropshire to Adam Littleton and George Holland, one membrane, 210 x 368mm, Great Seal in brown wax pendant on vellum tag (rubbed and cracked);
    CHARLES I (1600-1649), King of England, Scotland and Ireland. Letters patent, Westminster, 1 March [1629], granting to Sir James Pytt, Edward Cressett and his wife Elizabeth and Francis Cressett a licence to alienate lands in the same manor to Sir Robert Needham, 2nd Viscount Kilmorey (d.1653) and John Huxley, in Latin, one membrane, 233 x 390mm, Great Seal in brown wax pendant on vellum tag (rubbed and cracked). (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF JAMES THURSBY-PELHAM ESQ