Grant (copy) of Anne to Duke of Newcastle of right to empark 3,000 ac. of Sherwood...

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Details of 157 DD/2P/27/13
Reference: 157 DD/2P/27/13
Description:

Grant (copy) of Anne to Duke of Newcastle of right to empark 3,000 ac. of Sherwood Forest (being his property) in Clumber, Hardwick, Bothamsall alias Normanton and Carburton (bounds given in detail); and licence to cut a riding through "decayed wood at Birkland"

 

Cost of Sherwood is £360 a year. In recompence for constructing park appointing keepers, etc., building lodges, finding pasture for deer; and loss of rent of 3,000 ac. of own land, Duke to receive £1000 a year for life of Queen, and to be Ranger of Park for that period.

 

Recites report of Surveyor General based on affidavits or certificates of William Wenman, John Cosen, William Jessup, Robert Monkton; Queen to hold park for life, reversion to Duke.

Date: 1.8.1709
Held by: Nottinghamshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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