Lady Margaret Beaufort



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Grant: Humphrey Coningsby

Indenture dated 26 May 1507, of a grant by the Princess Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derbie [sic], mother of the King, to Humphry Conyngsby, sejeant [sic] at law, of closes called Great Medbourne, Oxlea, Asshmore and Coletts, and of 7 acres of meadow, in the parish of Aldenham, Hertfordshire, for a yearly rent of 51s.
Per me Humfridum Conyngesby.

Grant: Robert Stillington et al.

Grant by Robert [Stillington], Bishop of Bath and Wells, Sir Reginald Bray, Sir William Hody, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and Richard Page, by licence of the King [Henry VII] given by letters patent of 10 November 1490, to Richard [Hill], Bishop of London, and Richard Skypton, clerk, of [lands in Devon and Somerset] with letters of attorney to Hugh Oldeham, clerk, John Jakson and Nicholas Compton.

Grant: Sir Ralph Shirley

Grant, Sir Ralph Shirley to Sir Thomas Bousher [Bourchier], Walter Colpeper Esq., Thomas Barton and Roberty Byngham, gentlemen, that the bond of Sir Sampson Norton to be void on the death of Anne, heiress of Thomas Warner.
Seal and signature of Ranuffe Shyrley

Shirley, Ralph

Grant: Sir William Stanley

Grant by Sir William Stanley of Hoton, James Skaresbyhe [Scaresby], Thomas Pole, William Nedeham, Thomas Wolton, Hugh Gartesside, Ranulph Billyngton, Robert Shakerley, Richard Huxley, John Carlile, clerk, Henry Ban, and Henry Kirkham to Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Stanley, Henry Pole and Robert Southworth, of the castlem manors and lands which they held by feoffment of the aforesaid Lord Stanley or his father, Sir Thomas Stanley, Lord Stanley, in Lancashire, Cheshire, Wales or the Isle of Man.
With appointment of John Crosse, Wiliam Core and Oliver Bykerstath as their attorneys.

Grant: Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury

Grant by Lady Margaret under licence of 22 May 1472 by the king [Edward IV] to Thomas [Bourchier], Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert [Stillington], Bishop of Bath and Wells, William [Waynflete], Bishop of Winchester, John [Booth], Bishop of Exeter, John [Stafford], Earl of Wiltshire, the King's kinsman, Sir Walter Blound, Lord Mountjoy, Master Owin Lloyd, clerk, John Catesby, serjeant at law, Richard Page, William Hody and Reginald Bray, gentlemen, to hold at her will as to the profits of the lands following, viz Martok, Cory Revell, Kingsbury Regis, Camel Reginae with apputer[enances] in Somerste, hundreds of Bulston, Abdyke and Horethorn with appurt[enances] in [the] same, towns [burgi, burghs] of Langport Estover and Langport Westover with appurt[enances] in the same, manors of Sampford Peverell and Aller Peverell with appurt[enances] in Devon, town of Sampford Peverell and hundred of Alberton also in Devon, with knights' fees, advowsons liberties etc, as of the King in chief; grant to her attorneys John Gilbert, gentleman, Peter WilliamsonJohnson [sic], Thomas Larder, John Jenyn, John Burgeys to deliver seisin to the grantees; witnessed by Sir William Stourton, Lord Stourton, Sir John Dynham, Lord Dynham, Reginald Stourton, William Poulet, Sir John [N]enton, Philip Beaumont, William Carant, Thomas Malet, Robert Stowell, etc.

Endorsed: enrolled dorse of close roll. Jan 19 Henry VII

Hangings: bought & paid for

List of tapestries from Lady Margaret's furnishings which were sold & paid for. Purchasers include: John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester; Henry Hornby; Morgan and Lord Mountjoy.

The items are listed as:

  • First the historye of paris and helyn sowlde to my lorde of Surrey £22 Item the storye of Nabingodenesar to my lorde Surray £18 Item the historye of Saule Episcope Roffensis [Bishop of Rochester]
    *Item the vij sages sowld to Mr Sir John Saynt John £11.11.8 etc.


Account of Miles Worsley treasurer of the chamber to Lady Margaret. Signature 'Margaret R.' at the bottom of most pages.

  • pp.49: blank
  • pp. 65-67: similar accounts to 14 Jan 1507/8 to 14 Jan 1508/9 [no signature]
  • pp. 69-125: costs and expenses, rewards, with other dyverse [sic] payments... payd by the hands of Miles Worsley: signtures at the bottom of pp. 69-112.
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