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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

Grant of Queen Elizabeth I

Estate: Sampford Courtenay, Devon
Category: Royal Documents
Reference code: KCAR/6/2/140/6 SAC/62

Illuminated title from a tudor grant, written in Latin, featuring a portrait of Queen Elizabeth inside the initial 'E'

Illumination from the grant of Sampford Courtenay manor by Queen Elizabeth I to King's College.

23 Dec 1601

A beautifully-preserved example of Queen Elizabeth's Great Seal is attached:


Seal in dark green wax depicting Queen Elizabeth seated on her throne
Front
Seal in dark green wax depicting Queen Elizabeth on a horse
Reverse