Document ReferencePw V 92
TitleMS volume containing details of royal proceedings; 1661
Extent19 ff
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionThe volume contains (ff 3v-9v) orders for the government of the bedchamber and privy lodgings, with entries from 1661 to 1682. Folios 1v to 2v are autographed 'Charles R' at the top of the page. Folios 3r to 9v are autographed 'CR'. The orders are taken from earlier books drawn up by 'our Royall Grandfather and Royal ffather of blessed memory'.

It also provides lists (ff 13v-15r) of 'the Gentlemen and Groomes of the Kings Bedchamber according to the Seniority in his Majesties service'. These lists are for the years 1661, 1673, 1678 and 1682. John Grenville, 1st Earl of Bath became Groom of the Stole in 1660.

The last entry is a copy of 'his Ma:ties Letters Pattents under the Great Seale for assertaining and confirming the Salary, Fees and Perquisites, belonging to his Ma:ties Groome of the Stole'(ff 16r-17v).

'Earle of Bath' appears (very faded) on front cover.
Title Of WorkA Booke conteyning his Majesty's Orders for the Government of the Bedchamber and Privy Lodgings under the Charge of the Groome of the Stole made by his Ma:ts speciall Comand in the thirteenth yeare of his Ma:ts Reigne 1661. The Earle of Bathe being Groome of the Stole.
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionLarge folio
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark, double: Strasbourg Lily, i.e. Fleur de lis within crowned shield and insignia 4WR suspended below the shield, approx. 148 x 76 mm; secondary watermark, letters IHS and Roman cross above the letters H, with small letters IA below the letter H, 53 x 50 mm. All the folios in this MS, including flyleaves and pastedowns, are of the same type of paper which bears two watermarks per sheet; there are four letters combinations below the main IHS mark, but the general dimension of that mark does not change; they are: letters IA (f 1), letters PB (on ff 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13 and 17), letters RC (on f 14 and 18), letters IV (on the back flyleaf)

Presentation copy on ruled paper

Vellum binding with gold tooling forming a central panel, double border lines and floral ornaments on corners of panel in both front and back covers; two front and one back flyleaves; traces of fore-edge ties; traces of ink writing on front cover 'Earl of Clare?'; gold graphed.
WatermarkLetters IHS/ Strasbourg lily
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72935Grenville; John (1628-1701); 1st Earl of Bath1628-1701
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