Catalogue description Court of Augmentations: Treasurers' Accounts

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Reference: E 323
Title: Court of Augmentations: Treasurers' Accounts

This series consists of rolls of account, all but one of which are the accounts of the Treasurer of the Courts of Augmentations.

These list all monies received or paid by the Treasurer, including receipts from receivers, for the sale of jewels and plate of the religious houses, the sale of lands and woods, and fines paid for leases; payments of fees to the Court's officers, annuities, pensions of the former religious, costs of court messengers, land purchases, and payments made by warrant and to the king.

This series also includes a stray account of a Receiver of the Court of Augmentations for Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Wiltshire, 1539-1540.

Date: 1536-1554
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Latin

Court of Augmentations, 1536-1547

Physical description: 11 roll(s)
Administrative / biographical background:

The Treasurer was the financial officer responsible for the receipts and payments of the Courts of Augmentations and had to account for the revenues of the court yearly.

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