An indenture of covenant of assurance for the grant under a Privy Seal by Henry VIII to Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset and Margaret his wife of the manors of Loughborough and Sheepshead, Leicestershire, in exchange for a grant to the King by the Marquess of the manors of Grafton and Hertwell i

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Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547. An indenture of covenant of assurance for the grant under a Privy Seal by Henry VIII to Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset and Margaret his wife of the manors of Loughborough and Sheepshead, Leicestershire, in exchange for a grant to the King by the Marquess of the manors of Grafton and Hertwell in Northamptonshire. Signed by the King, by Cardinal and Archbishop of York Thomas Wolsey and by Sir Thomas More, June 29, 1527.

An indenture of covenant of assurance for the grant under a Privy Seal by Henry VIII to Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset and Margaret his wife of the manors of Loughborough and Sheepshead, Leicestershire, in exchange for a grant to the King by the Marquess of the manors of Grafton and Hertwell in Northamptonshire. Signed by the King, by Cardinal and Archbishop of York Thomas Wolsey and by Sir Thomas More, June 29, 1527.

A conventional legal instrument recording the exchange of lands between the Crown and one of England's premier noblemen.

1 vellum membrane, 42 cm. averge height x 64 cm. width, pendant Privy Seal now missing.

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Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547

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Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, stood high among Henry VIII's friends, courtiers, and jousting companions. For part of the 1520s, however, he was in some disfavor, partly due to a long-standing rivalry with the Hastings family for preeminence in the Midlands and partly due to his having insulted the King of France. This exchange of lands with the Crown, giving Dorset two manors in Hastings territory, was not uncommon within the Tudor peerage, but may be a sign of his return to royal favor. ...

Dorset, Thomas Grey, Marquess of , 1477-1530,

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More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535

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Epithet: of Seal CLXVIII British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000069 Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000059 English saint, lord chancellor and author. From the description of Autograph signature on a lease : London, [1523] June 1, XV year of the reign of Henry VIII. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530

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Archbishop of York, 1514-1530. From the description of Manuscript receipt signed, 1514 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583819 ...