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Personal Papers relating to official positions - Sir Edward Ferrers


Draft petition of Edward Ferrers knt. requesting letters patent granting him the wardship and marriage of John Littylton son and heir of John Littylton esq. deceased. Undated: c. 1532. John Lyttelton was the son of Sir John Lyttelton who died at Frankley, co. Worcester 17 May 1532 aged 32, His son and heir Sir John Lyttelton was a minor at his father's death, and his wardship was granted by the King to Sir John Packington of Hampton Lovett, co. Worcester knt. see Collins's Peerage of England 1812. VIII. pp. 332-333. Endorsed: [In a late 16th century hand] The grante of the wardshipe of Lytelton to S Edwarde Ferrers Knighte from the Kinge [50/15]