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Henry VII signs ''H.R.'' as King of England in impressive scale to the very top of a document datelined Greenwich, 26 March 1498. This vellum document hints at the indulgence for which Henry VII was known. A voucher for Sir Robert Lytton -- the ''ke[e]per of oure grete Warderobe'', document in old English reads in part, ''...his warrant for delivering to Oudet Taillefer, a groom of the chamber, thre[e] yerds of good ta[w]ney cloth w[i]t[h] asmoch whit lambe as wol suffice to furre the same for a gowne and two yerds of blak satyne w[i]t[h] stuffe for a doublet to be taken of o[u]r giest...w[i]t[h]in o[u]r grete Warderobe...'' Document comprises nine lines on single page vellum. Measures 7.25'' x 5.25''. Expected toning, creasing and staining. In very good condition given age.
King Henry VII Signed Document -- Scarce, From 15th Century
King Henry VII Signed Document -- Scarce, From 15th Century
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Auction closed on Thursday, August 30, 2012.
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