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Copy of a letter from Richard II to Cardinal "Ade" [Easton], undated [1391-1395]

Identifier: MS 183/f. 67r[1]

Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter in Latin from Richard II to Adam Easton, Cardinal of England, requesting him not to interfere with certain benefices held by Edmund Stafford, keeper of the privy seal and dean of York, and by John Boor, dean of the chapel of the Household and grantee of the church at Somersham.

Date: [1391-1395].

Place: no place.

Subject matter: requesting Easton not to interfere with Edmund Stafford's ("custos nostri privati sigilli") position as dean of York and John Boore's possession of Somersham; parliament.

Mention of a seal? Signet.


  • Creation: undated [1391-1395]


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


1 letter


Edouard Perroy (ed.), The Diplomatic Correspondence of Richard II. Camden third series, 48 (London: Royal Historical Society, 1933), entry no 211, p. 152.

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