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A briefe extract or particular of all the writeinge deeds and evidences of the right worshipfulle Thomas Chichley Esq: for the most part beareing dates since the yeare 1649 or touching lands by him purchased aliened or leased since that tyme.
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Scope/Content: Manuscript abstracts of legal documents related to lands owned in Soham, the "ffen Lands," Wimpole, Arrington, Orwell, and other places in Cambridgeshire, dated by month and regnal year, stretching from the reigns of Edward III to Charles II, with the latest date being 1667. The compiler was likely Thomas Chicheley himself or someone in his employ. The text is written throughout in a neat and consistent scribal hand, writing in a mixed secretary/italic script. Condition: Contemporary limp vellum binding, with vestige of leather cords.