Auction 18.10.2012

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Date of the auction: 18.10.2012

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Grant by John Jouster of Yatemynstre [Yetminster] to John of Whiteleye...

Grant by John Jouster of Yatemynstre [Yetminster] to John of Whiteleye, leasehold of a piece of land called Stakeford [Stake Ford Cross, near Leigh], manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 8 lines, folds, some soiling and browning, tipped-in on sheet, 70 x 245mm., 16th June 1348. *** Stake Ford Cross, near

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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decorated manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 14 lines, written in black ink in...

decorated manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 14 lines, written in black ink in a gothic liturgical hand, two 2-line initials in red, with pen-and-ink decoration, small initials in red or blue, small holes, tear at foot of centre, edges creased, stained and rubbed, note at foot of outer pp., c. 185 x

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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A View of Frankpledge for ?Warboys, near Huntingdon, manuscript in Latin...

A View of Frankpledge for ?Warboys, near Huntingdon, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 2 sheets stitched together, officials names on dorse, edge torn at head (effacing the name of the manor), some creasing and staining, a little yellowed, 990 x 246mm., taken on the Thursday before the feast of St

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 11 lines, written in black ink...

illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 11 lines, written in black ink in a gothic liturgical hand, one 2-line initial in burnished gold, decorated in red and blue, with three-quarter bar-border in gold, red and blue, ending with two grotesque heads, in the fore-edge margin, a cat with a grey

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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decorated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, c. 280ff., a collection of texts...

decorated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, c. 280ff., a collection of texts in several very small gothic cursive bookhands, c. 29 lines, comprising (1) Compendium Theologicae Veritatis, 176ff., initials and headings in red; (2) blank f. , Nicolaus de Lyra. Quaestiones disputate contra Judeos, with

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(King of England and Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine, 1421-71...

(King of England and Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine, 1421-71).- Richard of York (third Duke of York, Lieutenant of France 1436-37 & 1440-45, magnate and claimant to the English throne, 1411-60) Instructions to the treasurer and governors of the revenues of Normandy to pay Thomas Hoo the sum

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(King of England and Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine, 1421-71...

(King of England and Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine, 1421-71) Indenture agreement between Henry VI and Jean Salvain [Sir John Salvin], knight, royal councillor, a contract by Salvain, Captain of Château Gaillard, for the period of one year from 29 June 1444, following the advice and

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, verso blank, 17 lines, written...

illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, verso blank, 17 lines, written in black ink, 3 lines in red, 2 line initial in burnished gold, decorated in white and blue, bar border in gold, blue and white, ending with hair-line tracery and gilt leaves, gold and blue line-fillers, small holes in lower

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 17 lines, written in brown ink...

illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 17 lines, written in brown ink in a gothic liturgical book hand, 2-line initial in blue, decorated in colours, and burnished gold, extending to a bar-border in gold and blue, with coloured leaves at ends, gold and blue line-filler, upper margin trimmed

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 18 lines, written in dark brown...

illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 18 lines, written in dark brown ink, in a gothic bookhand, initials in burnished gold or blue, decorated in red or blue, 3 with marginal pen-and-ink decoration, c. 150 x 110 mm., Low Countries?, mid-fifteenth century

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Confirmation of a grant by John Hopton, William Scargill, Robert Hopton...

Confirmation of a grant by John Hopton, William Scargill, Robert Hopton & Lawrence Wodde, of land in Lepton (near Huddersfield), given by John Wynfold to John Wodde, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 15 lines, indented at head, witnesses: Roger Hikke and others, remains of three red wax seals, four

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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fragment of a manuscript leaf on vellum, large initial in colours on a...

fragment of a manuscript leaf on vellum, large initial in colours on a green background, with a gilt border, depicting a group of monks or friars, in brown habits, and acolytes, in white surplices, stanidng before an altar, with an open choirbook on a lectern, in a room with panelled walls and a

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, 124 ff., only...

illuminated manuscript on vellum, in Latin and French, 124 ff., only, lacking 5 ff. from the Calendar, several ff. throughout the manuscript, incomplete at end, 15 lines, written in black ink in a handsome gothic liturgical hand, each page with bar border in burnished gold, blue and red on outer

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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By Permission of [the] Trustees of the Cottonian Library. This Plate being...

By Permission of [the] Trustees of the Cottonian Library. This Plate being a correct Copy of King John's Great Charter..., engraved by John Pine, single sheet printed on vellum, engraved text in the large central panel, with a series of 25 hand-colored coats of arms of the Barons in columns on

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Collection of indentures, legal agreements, obligations alienations...

Collection of indentures, legal agreements, obligations alienations, recoveries etc. relating to Robert Aske (a later member of the family and namesake of the leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace), the Tempest family (Robert and Anthony Tempest, a major Yorkshire family), John Welbury, Thomas

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Records for the Seigneurie de Morsaville [Morville] near Namur, manuscript...

Records for the Seigneurie de Morsaville [Morville] near Namur, manuscript seigneurial roll, in French, on vellum, in brown ink, three sheets stitched together, folds, creased, yellowed, hole at tail (flaw), c. 1540 x 298mm., 1552

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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[Inventory of an estate], manuscript in Spanish, title and 6pp., slightly...

[Inventory of an estate], manuscript in Spanish, title and 6pp., slightly browned, edges a little creased, folio, 1577

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Queen of England and Ireland, 1533-1603) Second Great Seal, wax seal, good...

(Queen of England and Ireland, 1533-1603) Second Great Seal, wax seal, good surface detail, loss of most of edge and some softening of detail, circumference c. 135mm., after 1584

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Agreement between Zacharia Hartt of Egerton Kent “shomaker”, ?Henry Hartt...

Agreement between Zacharia Hartt of Egerton Kent "shomaker", ?Henry Hartt "clothier" and James Hartt of Bocking Essex "clothier" and others relating to Pluckley Hill, manuscript in Latin and English, on vellum, 21 lines, remains of two red wax seals, folds, 165 x 307mm., 4th February 1585; and 3

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Henry, Latin poet and writer on poetic theory, Master of Greetham...

(Henry, Latin poet and writer on poetic theory, Master of Greetham Hospital, Cumberland, 1547 - c. 1613) Grant by Henry Dethick to Gregory Rashell of a position at Greetham Hospital, D.s. "Henrr Dethick", manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 19 lines, folds, browned, 145 x 330mm., 7th August 1601

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Menteith & Stratherne (William Graham, seventh Earl of, and First Earl of...

Menteith & Stratherne (William Graham, seventh Earl of, and First Earl of Aith, politician, Lord Chief Justice General of Scotland & President of the Council, 1591-1661) Discharge by William Earl of Stratherne and Montethe in favour of Thomas Graham his servitor, of that part of a contract whereby

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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Preparations for each Knight of the Bath, manuscript, 2pp. with conjugate...

Preparations for each Knight of the Bath, manuscript, 2pp. with conjugate blank, folio, [c. 1640] § The Manner of Exhibiting the oath of Alligeance and Supremacy, manuscript, 1½pp., folio, [c. 1680]; and 6 others, all seventeenth century, including 3 letters, v.s., v.d. (8 pieces). *** First

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(of Edenhall, Cumberland) Collection of material relating to the Musgrave...

(of Edenhall, Cumberland) Collection of material relating to the Musgrave family, including: This Book Titles acct. of the Rentalls, manuscript rents accounts, 62pp., original marbled wrappers, lettered direct on upper wrapper, lacks lower cover, 1707-24; Manors of Soulby, Kirkby-Stephen, Hartley

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Prince and Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Cumberland, royalist...

(Prince and Count Palatine of the Rhine and Duke of Cumberland, royalist army and naval officer, 1619-82) 2 Commissions signed "Rupert" to Sir Henry Bard appointing him Captain of a Troop of Horse and Cuirassiers and Governor of Campden House in Gloucestershire, Ds.s., manuscripts on vellum, remains

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Jules, Cardinal, diplomat and politician, 1602-61) Letter signed “Le Cardl...

(Jules, Cardinal, diplomat and politician, 1602-61) Letter signed "Le Cardl Mazarini" to Monsieur Le Marquis d'Ectot, 1p. with conjugate blank and address panel, remains of red wax seals, in French, folio, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 23rd January 1649, assuring him of the truth of the summary of the

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Baroness Philippine Auguste Amalie, writer, married Lt. Col. Claus...

(Baroness Philippine Auguste Amalie, writer, married Lt. Col. Claus Friedrich von Reden, daughter of Baron Adolph Knigge, German writer and translator, 1752-96, 1775-1841) 5 Autograph Letters (1 incomplete, 4 signed "Philippine Knigge", "Philippine K" & "PK") to Monsieur le Comte de Harcourt, in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Louis La Vergier Rochejaquelein, Marquis de, army officer, headed the...

(Louis La Vergier Rochejaquelein, Marquis de, army officer, headed the Vendean insurrection against Napoleon I, killed at the battle of Mathes, 1777-1815) Autograph Letter signed to Colonel John Pine Coffin, British Hotel, Cockspur Street, 1p. with conjugate blank, London, 21st April 1815

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Lucy, sister of Ann Fisher who married Thomas Barnard, banker, of Bedford...

(Lucy, sister of Ann Fisher who married Thomas Barnard, banker, of Bedford, daughter of Thomas Fisher, of Cambridge, fl. 1793-1835) [Travel diaries], autograph manuscript, 212pp., slightly browned, pencil notes on pastedowns, original calf-backed boards, rubbed, lower cover loose, spine worn, sm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Charles Edward, genealogist and antiquary, 1796-1861) [Volume of...

(Charles Edward, genealogist and antiquary, 1796-1861) [Volume of pedigrees], autograph manuscript, 79pp. & 12pp. index excluding blanks, 5ff. torn with some loss, slightly browned, a few manuscript notes and newspaper cuttings loosely inserted, original half red roan, rubbed, spine worn, sm. 4to

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012

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(Sarah, daughter of Thomas Fisher, sister of Harriet Fiske, married Thomas...

(Sarah, daughter of Thomas Fisher, sister of Harriet Fiske, married Thomas Fiske, solicitor of Cambridge, 1785-1825, of Elmdon, Essex, 1786-1836) [Travel diary in France], autograph manuscript, 74pp., 2pp. reverse entry, a few ff. excised at beginning, slightly browned, 1f. from another diary

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £200 - £220

Date: 18 Oct 2012