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Letter to Viscount Falkland, as Lord Deputy of Ireland, 1622 countersigned by J Holcroft

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1544
Scope and Contents The letter is 1.5 pages folio, countersigned by 'J. Holcroft', and with address on the verso to Falkland, 'and to our Chancellor there now being, and to the Deputie chiefe Governor or Governors, Chauncellors or keeper of the greate Seale [...] Given under our signett at the Pallace of Westmr. the fifth day of december in the twentieth yeare of or. Raigne of England, Fraunce and Ireland, and of Scotland the six and fiftieth'.

University of Edinburgh Charter

 Fonds — Box: EUA GD4; EUA CA10
Identifier: EUA GD4
Scope and Contents The document is not strictly a charter of foundation. It confirmed and extended a previous charter signed by James's mother, Mary, Queen of Scots, on 13 March 1567, which had granted the Town of Edinburgh all the lands, buildings, and revenues formerly belonging to the monastic orders abolished during the Scottish Reformation of 1560. These were to be used for the support of the city's clergy and the poor. King James's charter ratified Mary's gift but also authorised the Town Council to spend...

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