MS. Top. gen. c. 62
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Notes on the manuscript by Craven Ord.
An incomplete index of places, by Thomas Martin; on a slip at the beginning in his hand is 'Mr. Blomfield in libro collationum mark'd O has extracted this chartulary ... from pag.137 to 136 etc.'.
See under fol. 109r.
A note on the history of the family of Sir John de Norwich (d. 1362), illustrated by four deeds.
Deeds, arranged by county and manor, mostly of his father Walter de Norwich (d. 1328), with many later additions; the latest deeds in the original hand are dated 26 Edw. III (i.e. 1352/3) (fol. 49r). The deeds relate to the following places in Norfolk:
And to the following places in Suffolk:
with one addition (fol. 84r) relating to Sir John, dated 1353
Extents of the manors of Mellis (Mells), Bramfield (Bromfield) (fol. 93r), Lyng 'facta tempore dni. Walteri de Langeton per Willelmum de Bayfeld et socios suos' (fol. 95v), and Stoke Holy Cross (fol. 98r).
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Provenance and Acquisition
Thomas Martin of Palgrave, his sale, Lynne, 1772, lot 262 folio
John Ives, his sale, Baker & Leigh, 5 March 1777, lot 474
Bought by Gustavus Brander his sale, Sotheby's 13 Feb. 1790, lot 1158
Bought by Craven Ord, his sale 27 June 1829, lot 559
Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 3796
Sotheby's 11 Nov. 1946, lot 130
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.