(3.) Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments
NRS, Buecleuch Muniments
, GD224/906/5; Sir William Fraser (ed.), The Scotts of Buccleuch (Edinburgh, 1878), 2 vols., ii, nos.
(3.) The signature can be found on folio 34r of Westminster Abbey Muniments
, MS 12182.
Unfortunately the Fyvie muniments
do not include any relevant information, such as a list of employees, that would resolve the question once and for all.
(16.) According to Steven Justice, Writing and Rebellion: England in 1381 (Berkeley: U of California P, 1994), chapter 1, "Insurgent Literacy," supposedly illiterate rebels could be literate enough to find and destroy muniments
bearing on their own land.
All manuscripts to which reference is made are to be found in the Durham Cathedral Muniments
collection held at No.
"Report of John Rogers," July 12, 1758, in Dalhousie Muniments
, item 2/59, (microfilm, DL); Hugh Waddell to Forbes, July 21, 1758, in Headquarters Papers of Forbes, reel 2, item 407 (microfilm, DL).
IN 1921 Baroness Kinloss sold all the muniments
from Stowe House in Buckinghamshire.
(2) I am grateful to the Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, for permission to print these documents, and to Miss Christine Reynolds, Assistant Keeper of the Muniments
, Westminster Abbey, for kindly checking the burials register of St Margaret's, Westminster on my behalf.
"If there were to be a great disturbance in this country--and of course one hopes there won't" she remarks to the Muniments
and to Hyacinth, "it would be my impression that the people would behave in a different way altogether." By "the people" she means her own aristocratic class, which, unlike the French nobles, would stay and fight--"very hard." When Hyacinth asks her if they would be beaten in the end, Lady Aurora admits that they would.
Sir Christopher went on to review deeds among his muniments
showing that the Guises had held their Gloucestershire estates since the thirteenth century.
They originated as papers read before a conference on the famous pavement held jointly by the Institute (for which Miss Grant works) and Westminster Abbey (of which Mr Mortimer is Keeper of the Muniments