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Cinque Ports: Lord Warden, admiralty court and Dover Castle

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Date: 1496-2000
  • Dover, Kent
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (local) > Cinque ports
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C8729 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/O43655 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1496-20th cent: records (major collection)
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 7737 Cinque Ports courts
collections rel to Cinque Ports and Dover Castle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1629-37: letter books of Sir Edward Dering and Earl of Suffolk as governors of Dover Castle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1632-48: register book of causes in the Chancery of the Cinque Ports
University of Chicago: Joseph Regenstein Library
See Baker, English legal MSS in USA, 219
1829-53: Duke of Wellington, Lord Warden, corrsp and papers
University of Southampton Library
NRA 20085
1562-1651: Lord Warden corresp 1562-1634
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 7241 Faversham
1657: MS book
Kent History and Library Centre
See Annual return 2003
1741, 1817-34, 1934-46: Dover Castle accounts for poor prisoners 1817-34
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 20713
1918-1933: papers of 7th Earl Beauchamp as Lord Warden
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
NRA 8108 Lygon

See HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [67b]

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