3 December 2003
CHARLES I, King of England (1625-1649). Document signed, a warrant addressed to Thomas King of Upton Grey, for a loan, Oxford, 29 November 1643, signed at the head, countersigned by George Digby, one page, folio (browned, remains of guard in left margin).
An order for fifteen pounds in money or plate 'for our necessary support and ye maintenance of Our Army which Wee are compelled to raise for the defence of our Person, the Protestant Religion and Lawes of this Land', promising to repay the loan with interest, the document including a receipt for fifteen pounds written in a different hand at the foot.
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