Letters patent.   1) George III.   2) Wm. Hen. Cavendish, Duke of Portland.   (1)...

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Letters patent.

 

1) George III.

 

2) Wm. Hen. Cavendish, Duke of Portland.

 

(1) appoints (2) steward of Sherwood Forest and Park of Folewood, with right to hear pleas, etc. 40 marks p.a. to (1), and £9 p.a. for the 9 foresters (areas named) levied from the King's Meadows, Nottm., and the profits of pannage and herbage of Beskewood Park. (2) may appoint foresters, rangers and bow bearers. (2) to have 20s. p.a. each in right of foresters of Billhough and Birkland, Rumwood and Awsland, Lindhurst and Nomans alias Foresworn Wood (i.e. £3), and 6s. 8d. p.a. in right of others. 19 June 35 Geo. III. (1795)

 

Royal Portrait and Great Seal. Parch.

Date: 19 Jun 1795
Held by: Nottinghamshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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