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Index locorum to the Irish patents and grants of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I : manuscript

Collection MS-1990-002: Index locorum to the Irish patents and grants of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I : manuscript


  • Creation: 1788

Scope and Contents

Alphabetical index to the Patent Books held by the office of the auditor general of Great Britain, in which are recorded records of Irish patents and grants. Caption title on first page of text reads: Private property. An alphabet of names of patentees, lessees, manors, monasterys, abbeys, priorys, rectorys, churches, religious houses, tythes ... compiled by Henry Harding, 29th September 1788. On final page is a recipe, dated 21 Oct. 1804, for "Manders's blacking liquid" (shoe polish or varnish).


Restrictions on access

Open for research; also available digitally.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical / Historical

The compiler is likely Henry Hardinge (1754-1820), rector of Stanhope and father to Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge (1785-1856).


1 Volumes ; 33 x 21 cm

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Purchased from Emerald Isle Books in 1990.

Existence of Digital Copies

Available digitally. A link is included in the inventory.

Materials Specific Details

Inscribed on front flyleaf: Private property of J.F.H; in pencil on front pastedown: Ex lib Sir J.F. Hill; William Lutton's book; in ink, beneath clipping from printed auction sale catalog adhered to front pastedown: Bought at Jones sale, by cheque, 4 July 1865. Auction catalog clipping gives the compiler's name as H. Hardinge.

Bound in contemporary marbled-paper covered boards, with later cloth spine.

In English, cursive script.

Index Locorum to the Irish Patents and Grants of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I : Manuscript
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States