Document ReferencePw2 Hy 500
TitleOpinion on the King's claim to the inheritance of the lead mines in the manor of Grinton; n.d. [c.1661-1724]
Date1661-1724 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStatement of the case of the King's inheritance of all the lead mines in the manor of Grinton; establishes a legal precedent dating back to the dissolution of the monasteries during the reign of Henry VIII; discusses the ownership of the disputed title of West Grinton manor; says that the monarch has no interest 'by law' in the title of the estate; provides the names of those connected with the Barr? of Exchequer.

This document is undated; the range provided is based on the lifespan of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford.
Termlegal cases, title disputes, King v ?
mines, lead

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