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Archer of Tanworth


Manuscript volume containing genealogical notes on the Archer family: ff.1-102: Are by Simon Archer, but not in his hand, tracing the family's history from Robert Archer (`the first that lived in Tanworth that I find by my deeds') temp. Henry II to 1624 when `King James knighted me the said Symon Archer' ff.102-111: Are in a different hand and continue the family history to 1768, on the accession of Andrew Lord Archer. Quarto, 117 folios. 17th-18th centuries.