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Deed box


Deed box, c. 1550-1600. Sixteenth century deed box belonging to Stratford Corporation; handwritten contents notes on box lid and inscribed 'the ffeoffmente of Ralfe Lordes close'; 'Mr. Turner his deed of feofmente for Lawrence Holmes his howse in Woodstreete'; 'The deeds with the Bayliffe and Burgisses War[wick] about Mr. Ockens mony 40 li.'; 'Mr. Parrats agreement with the Company.'; ' The deeds for the 3s. anuetie in Symon biddells howse; and the deeds for the Guylde house.'

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1996-33/3

  • Date

    1550 - 1600

  • Material

    wood metal wire

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust