Book LaunchPublished: Feb 15 2019
Launch of Bill Franklin’s edition of
The Parliamentary Surveys of the Dean and Chapter Estates in Cambridgeshire
will take place on
Thursday 28th February at 6.30pm for 6.45pm
at the Old Palace, Ely, by kind permission of the King’s School.
There will be a talk by the editor about the context and content of the surveys made following Parliament’s decision in 1649 to record and confiscate the estates, which comprised land in twenty towns and villages in ‘old’ Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, and one in Huntingdonshire.
Refreshments will be served and there will be opportunity to purchase a copy at the special launch price and for members to collect their free copies