Item 2 - Receipt: gold chain

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GB 1859 SJLM/3/2/2


Receipt: gold chain


  • 1509-1511 (Creation)

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Daughter of John Flygh, yeoman of the wardrobe to Henry VII. Alice was married to Edmund Stanhope, son of Henry Stanhope.

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Receipt, by Alice Stanhope from John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, for a chain of gold weighing 4oz & £4.6s.8d, in excess of £3.6s.8d. delivered to her by Hugh Ashton, bequeathed by Lady Margaret; in Fisher's hand.
Signed by Alice Stanhope and countersigned, Jo. Roffs.

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Published in Cooper, Charles Henry. Memoir of Margaret Countess of Richmond and Derby. (Cambridge, 1874). p. 135.

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The dates suggested are from the day of Lady Margaret's death to the closure of the first period of the executors' accounts.

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  • Box: 146/ESTATES