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Title: Feoffment of Metham Close
Item Name: Law and Order


Hand written on vellum with tag and red wax seal. An indenture dated 18th March 1638 between Sir Thomas Metham and Thomas Vincent, leasing land in the Airmyn area. Metham was a famous Royalist soldier, who commanded the Yorkshire Gentleman Volunteers during the English Civil War. He was killed at the battle of Marston Moor in 1644.

Year: 1638
Materials: vellum; wax
Measurements: L:52.7cm, W:43cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (Goole) : G155