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.

Provenance

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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