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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.

2 thoughts on “17th century”

  1. Dr. Greg Brooking says:

    I’m looking for accounts of 17th century Suffolk – physical geography, population, economics, etc. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    1. Judith Stephenson says:

      Hi Greg
      Apologies for the delay in replying. I would suggest that you contact the Bury branch with more details about your interests and they can advise further. Are you looking for secondary sources or original material, a specific area of Suffolk? Their email address is
      Best wishes

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