NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Walgrave Charter, 1308. 18627

£550

Description

An original medieval charter, confirming that Mabel, daughter of William de Waldegrave, has sold named “selions” (strips of land, or small fields, for cultivation) in the town of Waldegrave, to Richard formerly master baker, and others. In Latin, with a complete typed English translation. Vellum, 4 x 9 inches, pinholes at corners, otherwise very good, with seal tag (only). Waldegrave, Friday next after the feeast of St John before the Latin Gate, [3 May 1308]. A fine medieval charter from the reign of King Edward II. “In the first year of the reign of King Edward, son of King Edward.” The parish of Walgrave (Waldegrave, 13th century) lies to the west of the road from Northampton to Kettering, which for a short distance forms its eastern boundary; and is bounded on the north by Broughton, south by Hannington and Holcot, east by Orlingbury, and west by Old.