Catalogue description Chancery: Ancient Deeds, Series CS

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Details of C 148
Reference: C 148
Title: Chancery: Ancient Deeds, Series CS

This series is made up of deeds held by Chancery which were separated from the main series in C 146 on account of their fine seals.

The series consists of evidences of title, as well as a miscellany of documents virtually unrelated to conveyancing. These include receipts, warrants, acknowledgements, debentures and letters of protection. Many of these documents concern English operations in Scotland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Date: c 1100-1603
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English, French and Latin
Physical description: 171 box(es)
Custodial history: The records in this series were formerly housed in the Tower of London and the Rolls Chapel.
Publication note:

A number of the pieces in this series are calendared in Calendar of documents relating to Scotland, ed J Bain, II -III (HMSO, 1884-1887).

Unpublished finding aids:

A card index of persons and places is available as orderable documents C 148/172-183

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