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Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University,  Ricketts 259
Description: One item - King's red-wax seal, signature of Henry VIII. - Not bound. - Alfred Morrison (1821-1897), his by 1882; his sale, Sotheby’s, 10 December 1917, lot 500; C. L. Ricketts, bought from P. M. Barnard, cat. 122 (1921), no. 245; acquired by the Lilly Library with the Ricketts Collection in 1961. - Thibaudeau 1885, II, p. 257, no. 5; De Ricci 1935, p. 658.
Notes:-In a paper folder of the Morrison Collection.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Description: - Parchment - 222 x 295 mm - Face: 18 long lines, written in dark brown ink. Dorse: blank.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City: London, Greater
Assigned Date: s. XVI2/4Searchable Date Range: 1525 - 1550
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1535/March/02
Document: YesNumber of Scribes: Two
Script: Court hand
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Notes: "Henry. R", signature in upper left. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: One item
Author: Henry VIII
Other Associate: Andrew, Lord Windsor, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe (c. 1466-1520) recipient of letter; Thomas Heneage, Thomas Alward, Anne Boleyn.
Title: Royal Writ
Language(s): English
Notes: Letter written by Henry VIII to Andrew, Lord Windsor from Hampton Court on 2 March 1535. The king commands Lord Windsor, immediately on sight of this document, to make payment for a Cloth of State in tissue and three cushions of the same material which had already been sent from the king’s store by Thomas Heneage and the king’s late servant Thomas Alward, which Cloth of State and cushions the king has given “unto oure entirelye beloved wyffe the Quene”, made up of gold cloth, silver cloth and satin of various colors, together with damask thread for embroidering escutcheons with the king’s arms and those of the queen in gold and silver, and the cost of the embroidery and other work including making fringes of Venetian gold and silver, and for supplying Bruges satin and bocasin for lining the cloth, for yellow cotton to fold into the cloth to stop it ruffling, and for 12 buttons and tassels of Venetian gold and silk for the three cushions, and for any other costs which had been incurred in the matter. 
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Not Availableface   King’s seal in red wax impressed beneath a paper lozenge; signed by the king "Henry. R" at the upper left.

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