14th century

Illuminated letter from Ipswich Borough Charter of King Richard II, 1378 (SROI: C/1/1/8).
The Borough collection is acknowledged as being both nationally and locally significant, as well as one of the earliest collections of its kind still in existence.

The archive contains the Black Domesday and White Domesday which are crucial in understanding the development of Ipswich and other similar towns and boroughs.

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