Sir Thomas Chicheley, Warrants

Object Title

Sir Thomas Chicheley, Warrants

Sir Thomas Chicheley, Warrants

Date

1665-78

Reference

CHI 1

Level

File

Scope and Content

Warrants signed by Sir Thomas Chicheley relating to expenditure on ordnance and other military matters, some on behalf of James, Duke of York as Lord High Admiral, Warrants include payments for a stable yard used by Prince Rupert; the supply of two 24 pounders; an increase in the number of hand grenades; the instructions for erecting a fortress near Kinsale in County Cork, Ireland; the ordering of culverins and small guns; and the employment of Thomas Beckham as a labourer in ordinary at the Tower of London, All but three of the warrants are dated 1672

Extent

1 volume; 18 documents

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Open access

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