ROYAL LETTERS PATENT: BARONY OF HATLEY, IRELAND

MS 1381
MS Short Title ROYAL LETTERS PATENT: BARONY OF HATLEY, IRELAND
Text ROYAL LETTERS PATENT UNDER THE GREAT SEAL FOR A GRANT OF ARMS TO GEORGE ST. GEORGE, CONFERRING UPON HIM THE BARONY OF HATLEY IN IRELAND
Description MS in English on vellum, Dublin, Ireland, 26 April 1715, 2 ff., 60x75 cm, single column, (35x51 cm), 56 lines in a fine Irish documentary script, first line in a formal Gothic book script of high grade in gold, upper and left margins decorated with the Royal arms, heraldic devices and ornamentation in gold, vermilion and azure, gilt borders, historiated initial with portrait of King George I, with the Great Seal of England in brown wax, diam. 15 cm, pendant from plaited silver cords.
Binding Dublin, Ireland, 1715, wooden box formed after the document and the seal, covered with blindtooled leather. Printed label inside: "Charles Tennant, at the sign of the Royal Trunk at the corner of Wine Tavern street and Merchants-Quay, Dublin", followed by a longer advertisement of this Royal Trunkmaker.
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Provenance 1. Christie's 26.6.1991:342.
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Place of origin Dublin
Dates 1715 AD

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