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Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  LJS 308
Description: ff. 1 - Formerly owned by Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 30744). Sold at auction at Sotheby's, 30 Nov. 1976, lot 867. Formerly owned by A. L. Shane. Sold at auction at Sotheby's, 22 June 1999, lot 52, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg. Gift of Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2010 - Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 148
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Language: Latin Century: 14th

Part 1: f. 1
Description: - Parchment - 190 mm x 270 mm
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Region: City: Gloucester
Assigned Date: s. XIVmedSearchable Date Range: 1340 - 1360
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1347/8/16
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Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: f. 1r-v
Title: Letter patent
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Confirmation of the grant by John de Coggeshale, escheator of Essex, to Robert de Burghcher of permission to close and convert to cultivation a public road running through his land at Stansted on condition that Robert build another appropriate road on his land. Witnessed by the king's son Lionel, later Duke of Clarence, and issued by writ of the Privy Seal, signed by chancery scribe J. Marton. Great Seal of England in white wax