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Two manuscript indentures on vellum; one will and testament of Gilberte Lookar; an attached smaller document in Latin by  Gilberte Lookar - 1591 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Two manuscript indentures on vellum; one will and testament of Gilberte Lookar; an attached smaller document in Latin

by Lookar, Gilberte

Condition: Two manuscript leaves, folded and creased. Top of larger leaf slightly frayed, some minor fading of ink. Smaller charter is atta


Basingstoke, England, 1591. Ink on parchment;. Two manuscript leaves, folded and creased. Top of larger leaf slightly frayed, some minor fading of ink. Smaller charter is attached to the larger with a parchment tie at bottom. Parchment hanging tag appended to larger leaf may have had a seal appended, but none remains. Else good. Ink on parchment;. A late sixteenth-century will with an earlier family charter. Two attached manuscripts: the larger is the last will and testament of one Gilberte Lookar, of Basingstoke, England, dated 1591, and is in English; the smaller is a tenure document of John Lookar. It is in a slightly crabbed, possibly earlier hand and is in Latin.



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 313292
  • Title: Two manuscript indentures on vellum; one will and testament of Gilberte Lookar; an attached smaller document in Latin
  • Author: Lookar, Gilberte
  • Format/binding:Ink on parchment;
  • Book condition: Used - Two manuscript leaves, folded and creased. Top of larger leaf slightly frayed, some minor fading of ink. Smaller charter is atta
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Place: Basingstoke, England
  • Date published: 1591
  • Keywords: Autograph & Manuscripts
  • Bookseller catalogs: Autograph & Manuscripts;

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