Tudor local administration in action

Account of William Perrott, bailiff of Ashprington, Devon, 1558-59.

Ashprington, Devon: 1558-59.

Price: $750.00

About the item

One folded parchment leaf 215 x 545 mm. Tudor local administration in action. Ink on parchment, old folds, some darkening on recto, pencil notes on recto, one small paper label on verso reading "371"

Item #315848

Pencil notes on verso read "Elizabeth" and "Ashpryngton" next to the corresponding words in ink.

This account roll records expenses and incomes from Ashprington, Devon. Ashprington is in south central Devon and is mentioned in Domesday Book. This account provides a look into Tudor regional administration in early modern England.