1) The First Lord Hatton's Book of Seals which records many documents and seals that have subsequently been lost.

Includes a depiction of the earliest known seal of an English noble, Odo of Kent, pre 1089; 2) The First Lord Hatton's Ceremonial of the Creation of the Knights of the Bath which follows the knight's progression from being bathed to the actual anointment; 3) Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chanceller, survey of property which includes maps by the cartographer Ralph Treswell.


Archive of the Finch Hatton family of Kirby and Holdenby; on deposit at Northamptonshire Record Office since the 1920s.

Northamptonshire Record Office

Wootton Hall Park, NORTHAMPTON, Northamptonshire, NN4 8BQ
01604 762129

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Fri, 10am – 4pm
First Saturday each month, 9am – 4pm

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