Third Book of Remembrance

Southampton City Archives: SC2/1/5

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The xxvjth daye of marche anno domini 1587 was allso put in to the coffer foresaid these obligacons following viz


Item a prentis Indentur wherin a poor boye namid William forde is bounde prentice for xij yeres to henry mylls mynstrell/

  • Endnote

    Only the first two digits of the folio number are visible at the upper right corner, which is frayed.

    All the obligations listed here (five of them) involve the property and/or upbringing of poor children. For details on Mylls, see Merson, Third Book of Remembrance, vol 3, p 46 and note.

  • Document Description

    Record title: Third Book of Remembrance
    Repository: Southampton City Archives
    Shelfmark: SC2/1/5
    Repository location: Southampton

    The Third Book of Remembrance is a precursor of the assembly books: it records actions taken by the mayor and council of the town. For more detailed contents, see transcriptions in four volumes by Merson, Third Book of Remembrance, vols 1–3, and James, vol 4.

    1514–1602; paper; English; ii + 234; 345mm x 240mm; original ink foliation done in the very upper right-hand corner of the rectos, deterioration of the corners means some or all of the original foliations have been lost, some folios – especially at beginning and end – carry a modern pencil number duplicating the original foliation; good condition; original parchment cover, original title inked on cover faded beyond legibility, index on ff i–iv.

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