Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Lease, 1670, of Land to John Manwood of Broomfield, Essex

Identifier: 
exwsms131_bk
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 131
Title: 
Lease, 1670, of Land to John Manwood of Broomfield, Essex
Alternative Title: 
MS 131
Incipit: 
This Indenture made the sixteenth xxxxx day of December In the two and twenthieth year of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second
Origin Date: 
1670
Origin Location: 
Essex (England)
Description: 
Indenture document (conveyance) between John Manwood of Broomfield, Essex, gentleman, and John Greene of Boreham, Essex, yeoman, witnessing that the latter has paid John Manwood ₤145 and twelve parcels of meadow ground containing 11 acres in Riseley Meade and Boreham, another Broade Meade in parishes of Boreham, Little Baddowe and Springfield Essex in occupation of John Ashbey. Excepts Mortgage 7 December 1633 to Henry Godsatte of Broomfield, Essex, for a lease for 99 years. Parchment tag still attached, lacking seal.
Provenance: 
Written in England and dated 16 December, 22 Charles II (1670). Two inscriptions on the dorse: towards the top in a similar script to that of the main text, “sealed and delivered in the house of William [sp?], John Green, William Holiday, ...”; towards the bottom in darker ink and later hand, “Manwood to Green. Conveyance of Land in Risley Mead. Dated 1670 Count.” Gift of the Department of History Western Michigan University to WMU Special Collections in 1999.
Extent: 
1 sheet with plica
Subject: 
Manuscripts, English
Subject: 
Great Britain--History--17th century--Sources
Subject: 
Essex (England)--History--17th century--Sources
Subject: 
indentures 
Subject: 
Documentary scripts
Subject: 
Bastarda
Subject: 
seals (artifacts)
Language: 
eng
Dimensions: 
560 x 635 mm
Material: 
parchment
Binding: 
Document folded five times.
Decoration Description: 
Text indented along the top. A 13 line, single color, initial “T” with flourishes opens the text.
Description of Hands: 
Written in late England secretary script with italic influences. Opening words and later emphasized words in larger bastard anglicana script. Pricking in outer left margin for ruling.
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 131, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2019
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2019 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries.