Lowther Family Estate Books, 1617-1675

Lowther Family Estate Books, 1617-1675

Edited by C.B. Phillips

Hardback
$45.00

Surtees Society

Overview

Overview

Land and financial activities, building work and family affairs.
Two MSS printed here for the first time yield information not only on Lowther family, but on the north as a whole in the seventeenth century. Contain estate memoranda books, or 'diaries', of land and financial transactions, building work and family affairs. Not only record, but also explain why, decisions were taken which brought about growth of family estates and wealth. Four appendices including autobiography of Sir John Lowther I (d. 1637) which chronicles rise of young man lacking wealth or influence. Market: Economic history, inc. innovative agriculture.

Details

January 1977
320 pages
Publications of the Surtees Society
ISBN: 9780854440092
Format: Hardback
Surtees Society
BIC HBLH, 1DBK, 2AB, 3JD
BISAC HIS037090
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