Journal kept during the period of office of George, Earl of Northampton, as Constable of the Tower of London

Object Title

Journal kept during the period of office of George, Earl of Northampton, as Constable of the Tower of London

Journal kept during the period of office of George, Earl of Northampton, as Constable of the Tower of London

Date

1712-15

Reference

TOL CONSTABLES [1]

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Entitled: 'Tower Journal Beginning ye 23d May 1712 ending ye 7th July 1715', Journal kept during the period of office of George, Earl of Northampton, as Constable. 'Her Majestie having pleas'd to appoint The Right Hon George Earl of Northampton Constable of Her Majesties Tower of London in the room of Richd. Earl Rivers, his Lordship was on ye 23d day of May 1712 sworn in council...', Pages 1-23 comprise the journal. Pages 24-100 are blank. Pages 101-113 contain the forms of oaths of various Tower officers including the warders of the Tower and the Steward of the court of Record and Coroners of the Libertys. Form of Warrant appoint a Yeoman Warder; The Master Gunner of the Tower; Gentleman Goaler and his oath; a licence for a sutler; warrant appointing Wayters in Tower Hamlets; Tower Clock Keeper and Bell Ringer; Grant of a House; Warrant for an Apothecary; the Chirugeon's and Apothecary's oaths; form of security for return of writs; warrant appointing the Governor's deputy; a Water Pumper; Scavenger; the oath of the Gentleman Porter

Extent

1 volume

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

In contemporary calf binding

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