Esholt Priory Charter by Unknown Artist

The document is a licence under letters patent of Richard III permitting Margaret Clifford to give the advowson of the church of Belton-in-Axholme, Lincolnshire, to the Priory of Esholt, with power for the Priory to appropriate the revenues of the living.


Ink on vellum, with wax seal & silk cords
26 x 53 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £24,465)
Acquired in:
Bernard Quaritch Ltd


Made for Margaret, Lady Clifford; by descent to Colonel Crompton-Stansfield, Esholt Hall, 1880; Sotheby's 19/6/1990, lot 70. Bernard Quaritch Ltd.

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