RepositoryCheshire Record Office
ReferenceDDS 3/13
TitleLetter Patent
Date14 Sep 1494
DescriptionOf Official of Consistory Court of Canterbury on behalf of Geoffrey Downes Esq.; a Recognition of Geoffrey's Foundation of the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Potte in the Diocese of Coventry and Lichfield and the Province of Canterbury, and an Assumption of jurisdiction in all cases relative to it, with a mandate laying down penalties for alienation of endowment.

Franked: Robert + Smyth.

Endorsed: Nicholas + Stokesley pro Bedello in eius absencia. (+ is used here to represent a scrivener's or notary's mark in the ms.)

Mark: None.
Physical DescriptionParchment 1 membrane 14" wide by 8½", seal tongue. Seal pendant on tongue, crumbled away out of a split parcel.
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