Catalogue description Palatinate of Durham: Chancery Court: Cursitor's Records

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Title: Palatinate of Durham: Chancery Court: Cursitor's Records

This series consists of various records of the cursitor or clerk of the Latin Chancery of Durham, including some substantial sub-series and numerous miscellaneous items. Most of the records relate to the Latin, or common law and secretarial side of the Chancery. The main sub-series are: Register of Richard of Kelloe, bishop of Durham, 1311-1316, inquisitions post mortem, inquisitions for debt, inquisitions ad quod damnum, halmote court books and rolls, enrolments of administrative and judicial records, returns of MPs, solicitors' papers and miscellanea.

Date: 1311-1865
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Palatinate of Durham, Cursitors Office, 1333-1868

Physical description: 218 bundles, rolls and volumes

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