17th century

Register of accounts – rent arising from Bushy Close, South Elmham St Margaret, 1611-1624 (SROL: 124/L/2/1).
Bushy Close was purchased with money left by Robert Launce for the use of the poor of Halesworth. The register of rents includes a prayer against covetousness, drunkenness and excess, an exhortation against false seeking for charity and an elaborate pen and ink drawing of a tree of diverse fruits.

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