The second Exchequer Commission into the establishment of the head port of Gloucester, April 1583: The National Archives: Public Record Office, UK [TNA:PRO], E134/25Eliz/East14.

Alexander Higgins (Editor)

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Abstract

A transcription of the documents produced by the second 1583 Exchequer Commission that was set up to investigate the establishment of the head port of Gloucester in 1580. This transcription includes a brief summary of the commission's writ, the interrogatories produced by both the Bristol and Gloucester corporations (the plaintiff and defendant respectively) and the depositions made by witnesses representing both corporations.
Original languageEnglish
TypeA transcription of the documents produced by the second 1583 Exchequer Commission that was set up to investigate the establishment of the head port of Gloucester in 1580.
Number of pages36
Publication statusUnpublished - Sep 2012

Bibliographical note

This document has been transcribed and edited as part of a History MPhil thesis that is due to be submitted in November 2012.

Keywords

  • Gloucester
  • Head Port
  • River Severn
  • Exchequer
  • Equity
  • Illicit Trade
  • Bristol
  • Exchequer Commission

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