Bills and receipts of the Clayton family of Marden and Bletchingley, Surrey [manuscript], 1616?-1778 (bulk 1659-1685).

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Clayton family. Bills and receipts of the Clayton family of Marden and Bletchingley, Surrey [manuscript], 1616?-1778 (bulk 1659-1685).

Bills and receipts of the Clayton family of Marden and Bletchingley, Surrey [manuscript], 1616?-1778 (bulk 1659-1685).

Bills, 1616?-1778, with the bulk of these household bills (2-44) dating from the time of Sir Robert Clayton's marriage, ca. 1659, to ca. 1675, and often including his partner and fellow scrivener John Morris; with similar 18th century bills, 1705-1778 (61-70). Also includes: bill for linens to Viscount Villiers, later duke of Buckingham, 1616? (1); two bonds; a mortgage by William Cutler to Sir Thomas Foote, baronet, May 25, 1666 (35); an appraisal of the goods or tools in the shop of the late John Southernes, also referred to as John Southwell, a blacksmith, July 14, 1669; a list of "your" lordship's servants and their wages according to what paid by lord keeper North, and other fees, 1683?. Papers of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, 1666-1685, consisting of business transactions with Sir Robert Clayton and John Morris. Includes orders to pay addressed by Buckingham to Clayton and Morris as his trustees and financial agents, often receipted by his servants; a deputation appointing John Wildman as the duke's receiver, January 20, 1675/76; order from Mary Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham, August 4, 1668 (88); and other papers. Among the signatories on the orders are: Martin Clifford and Stephen Monteage, March 29, 1666 (71); Brian Fairfax, September 11, 1667 (73); George Searle, January 20, 1675/6 (82); Thomas Leman, March 25, 1676 (83); and Sir Robert Gayer, George Bradbury and Sir John Hoskyns, May 26, 1683 (86).

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Bradbury, George, 1643?-1696

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Clifford, M. (Martin), -1677

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Master of Charterhouse. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charterhouse, to Sir Henry Thompson, 1675 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904120 ...

Fairfax, Brian, 1633-1711

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Epithet: the elder British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x0002fd Epithet: politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000818.0x00014a ...

Guilford, Francis North, 1637-1685

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Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford, British lawyer and statesman. Solicitor-General (1671), Attorney General (1673), Chief Justice (1675), Lord Keeper of the Great Seal (1682); knighted in 1671 and created Baron Guilford (1683). In 1668 North had helped with the settlement of the estate of Sir Thomas Pope, 3rd Earl Downe. From the description of Papers of Francis North, 1595-1763 (bulk 1630-1680). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 12249...

Wildman, John, Sir, 1621?-1693

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Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1628-1687

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Buckingham was a royalist in the civil war. He was voted a traitor by the House of Commons in 1648, and his estate was sequestered. He escaped from England in 1648, becoming a privy councilor of the exiled Charles II. He fought for the king in defeat at Worcester in 1651 but later became estranged from him. His estates were confiscated in 1651. He returned to England in 1657 and married Mary, daughter of Thomas Fairfax of Cameron, consequently being imprisoned until 1659. After the Restoration, ...

Buckingham, Mary Villiers, Duchess of, 1638-1704

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Clayton, Robert, Sir, 1629-1707

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Robert Clayton was born in Northamptonshire in 1629. He became an apprentice to his uncle who was a London scrivener where he became acquainted with fellow apprentice Alderman John Morris. They both went on to become successful businessmen and to establish the bank, Clayton & Morris Co. Clayton entered politics representing several wards depending on Whig favour. He was knighted in 1671 and went on to be elected Lord Mayor for 1679-80. Clayton built a considerable fortune and, as a mark of h...

Clayton family.

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Cutler, William, fl. 1666.

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Morris, John, -1682

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Robert Clayton was born in Northamptonshire in 1629. He became an apprentice to his uncle who was a London scrivener where he became acquainted with fellow apprentice Alderman John Morris. They both went on to become successful businessmen and to establish the bank, Clayton & Morris Co. Clayton entered politics representing several wards depending on Whig favour. He was knighted in 1671 and went on to be elected Lord Mayor for 1679-80. Clayton built a considerable fortune and, as a mark of h...

Foote, Thomas, Sir, 1591 or 1592-1688

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Gayer, Robert, -1702

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Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628

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King Charles dissolved Parliament in June 1626; the Royal Court of the Star Chamber then tried and dismissed the charges against Buckingham. From the description of The humble answere and plea of George Duke of Buckingham to the declaration and impeachm[en]t made against him before ye Lords by the Commons house of parliam[en]t : manuscript, [ca. 1626] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612827090 Court favorite. From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Searle, George, fl. 1666-1683,

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Southernes, John (Blacksmith)

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Monteage, Stephen, 1623?-1687

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Leman, Thomas, -1683

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Hoskins, John, 1634-1705

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