Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
(x) From the Mayflower Collection
King Edward VI's Privy Council
An Important Document Signed by Eleven Major Political Figures
1547 (25 July) letter from the Lord Protectorate and King Edward VI's Privy Council to the Court of the Exchequer given at Hampton Court regarding "sondrie persons being indebted unto his highness in divers somes of monaye for arrerages of Rentts and Ffermes and other causes which names and somes of monay by them due do perticulerly appere in a cedule to the saide process annexed as also for the extending of the Landes of other persons lykewise indebted unto his grace in notable sumes of monaye by recognisance and other like bondes remaining in the saide court".
Signed "E Someret", "W Saint John", "J Russell", "T Seymour", "Willm Paget", "Antone Browne", "Antony Wingfield", "W Herbert", "Willm Petre", "Edward North".
Some very light foxing and professional repairs though a superb early financial document.
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