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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2090

The Robin Hunt Collection
King Charles II
Very long roll of honour document measuring 148mm x (?), comprised of multiple strips of vellum pasted together, titled "The King's Most Excellent Majesty, Charles the Second. A Roll of the Peeres of England according to their Births and Creations", with highly decorative hand drawn and coloured crowns at various intervals. There is a small note of provenance pasted to the reverse reading "This roll was the property ... of Mr. Merell who was a Clerk in the House of Lords in late 17th century. It was handed down to his granddaughter Sophia Merell, who married Rev. J(?) Freeman. C.F. Jan. 19. A remarkable document in relatively good condition, the hand colouring exceptionally well preserved.

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