Henry IV’s charter to the barons of Faversham, with a superb illuminated initial ‘H’
The King grants to the barons of Faversham, at their request, that they should enjoy their freedoms and privileges without challenge by the Steward, Marshall and Clerk of the Market of the King’s Household.
Royal letters patent, Westminster, 2 September 1408 (9 Henry IV). Grant to the barons of Faversham.
Parchment, 49 × 30 cms. Illuminated and flourished ten-line opening initial. Part of the great seal of Henry IV in green wax, silk laces.
Fa/I/5. Tann, Royal Charters of Faversham, pp. 118-120.