Lot 385: Lingen Estates - Manor Rentals & Surveys, 1598. A set of court rolls relating to numerous manors along the Welsh Borders and in several counties, 1590s, 59 vellum leaves with pages numbered 64-181, 7 blank leaves at rear, occasional browning and some soiling but ink still legible throughout, sheet size 285 x 215mm, sundry related 20th-century manuscript and typed notes loosely inserted at rear, late 19th-century cloth, frayed and worn, spine defective and covers near detached, 4to Provenance: Pencil note that this came from the library of My. Prentiss. Included among the sundry papers are two neatly typed index lists of names and places for the rolls. The name index comprises over 250 family names including Sir John Lingen, Queen Elizabeth I, William Hawkins, Jane Shelley, Richard Whittington and Richard Wynter. The majority of manors fall into the counties of Radnor, Shropshire and Herefordshire, with a few in Warwickshire and Worcestershire. (1)
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