Red Book of the Exchequer Containing List of contents (f 1) ([temp Hen VII or Hen…

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Reference:
E 164/2
Description:

Red Book of the Exchequer Containing List of contents (f 1) ([temp Hen VII or Hen VIII]); Forms of address to Bristol, Exeter, Dover (f 2) ([temp Hen VII]); Notes on multures (f 3) ([temp Hen VII]); Forms of oaths of Exchequer officers, and other accountants at the Exchequer, and of the king's councillors (ff 5-9v, 12-19) (13th cent-18th cent); Days of account (ff 18, 20) (14th cent) (these papers appear to have been inserted and foliated at the time of the rebinding of 1370, for which see class E 166); Charters, quit claims (ff 21-35) (14th cent) (detailed inventory in The Red Book of the Exchequer, ed H Hall (3 vols, Rolls Ser, London, 1897); Red Book of the Exchequer (temp Hen III) for contents see Hall, Red Book (rubricated); Some late notes and additions (Edw I-15th cent); Record of privilege of the Exchequer, 11 Edw III (ff 430v-431) (15th cent) List of contents (ff 432-433) (?temp Hen VIII) Notes on process (f 434) (15th cent?)

Date:
13th cent-18th cent
Separated Material:
Binding: E 166/2/1
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   2
Legal status:
Public Record
Publication note:
Edition: The Red Book of the Exchequer, ed H Hall (3 vols, Rolls Series, London, 1897).
Administrative / biographical background:

One of the most important books in the custody of the King's Remembrancer, the Red Book of the Exchequer was carried into the court of King's bench by the secondary in the King's Remembrancer's office in order to claim privilege of the Exchequer, by which suits against any of the Exchequer's officers or accountants could be removed, as of right, to audit in the Exchequer. Its extensive collections of precedents, etc, were consulted repeatedly throughout the middle ages.

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