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  • Title
    Charter of incorporation. Letters Patent by Henry VIII under the Great Seal incorporating the College.
  • Reference
    MS4917
  • Date
    23 Sept 1518
  • Creator
  • Scope and Content
    [H]ENRIVUS dei gratia [R]ex [A]nglie et [F]rancie et [D]ominus [H]ibernie [O]MNIBUS ad quos presentes littere pervenerint salutem, [Attestation clause:] IN CUIUS rei testimonium has litteras nostras fieri fecimus patentes. TESTE meipso apud westmonasterium vicosimo tercio die Septembr. anno regni nostri decimo. TUNSTALL Per ipsum regem et de data predicta auctoritate parliamenti. Mounted, with a new cast of the remaining portion of the counter seal. See "Charter, Bye-laws and Regulations of the Royal College of Physicians of London", 1908, p.5 For three MS copies of the Charter & the Act of Parliament confirming it, see under Stanger (C.) in legal Documents Catalogue. Facsimile of the Charter produced for Power and beauty exhibition, Sept to Dec 2015.
  • Language
    Latin
  • Level of description
    file
  • Normal location
    11/2ND/SR/PC/dr8
  • Access
    Institutional records closed for 20 years after creation. Open access after 20 years