Catalogue description Red Book of the Exchequer (otherwise in E 164/2). Sheepskin chemise binding with five...

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Details of E 166/2/1
Reference: E 166/2/1
Description:

Red Book of the Exchequer (otherwise in E 164/2). Sheepskin chemise binding with five brass bosses front and back covers: titled"Liber Rubeus"; over red dyed sheepskin covered boards Inscription, probably 17th cent, inside back cover"1681 bona conscientia contra ..... casus" Multiple holes and infilling probably indicate at least one re-binding re-using the old boards

Note: From E 164/2. Former reference of parent volume rather than of separated cover. The covers bear both the old former reference and the modern Miscellaneous Book reference
Date: 13th cent- ?16th cent
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: 2
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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