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Beinecke MS 595
Little Malvern, England. An indenture granting in land, etc., in the priory of
St. Egidius (Giles) in Little Malvern to Richard, Lord Beauchamp of Powick.
Latin manuscript. England, 1477. Vellum. 1 f. (205 x 355 mm.). Cursive
charter hand. Unbound; seal attached by vellum tag.
Comments: The document is dated 21 October 1477: "vicesimo primo die mensis
octobris anno regni regis eduardi quarti post conquestum anglie sextodecimo."
The vellum tag contains two notations: 4B1 and CCCXCVII. The prior of St.
Giles, referred to in the document as Johannes prior, is John Wyttesham (see
B.S. Smith, A History of Malvern, Leicester University Press, 1964, p. 102).
Transferred from Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library, May 1977.