Catalogue description VYNER OF EATHORPE

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Details of DR 4
Reference: DR 4

Deeds, papers and manuscript volumes relating to the Vyner family of Eathorpe and their estates in Eathorpe, Wappenbury and Frankton, co. Warws., Wispington, co. Lincs., Northleach, co. Glos., and elsewhere as follows:


Eathorpe: documents of title, 1528-1739; estate papers 1691-1834


Frankton: documents of title, 1681


Wappenbury: documents of title, 1528-1739


Northleach: documents of title, 1692; estate papers, 1551-1628


Wispington: documents of title, 1556-1800; estate papers, 1767-1804


Personal papers include clerical and official appointments, 1727-1811, and documentation, including pedigrees, on the family's history, much of it assembled by Charles James Vyner and Henry William Vyner during the writing of Vyner: the Family History, re-issued in an enlarged form in 1887.

Date: 1528-1890
Held by: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Vyner family of Eathorpe, Warwickshire

Physical description: 180 pieces
  • Eathorpe, Warwickshire
  • Wispington, Lincolnshire
  • Northleach, Gloucestershire
Administrative / biographical background:

The best-known members of the family, though both younger sons, were Sir Robert Vyner (1631-1688), goldsmith and banker of London and Lord Mayor, 1674, and Sir Thomas Vyner (1558-1665), goldsmith of London and Lord Mayor, 1653. Both are represented in this collection.

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