• Title
    Exemplification. Letters Patent (Inspeximus) exemplifying the Statute 14 & 15 Henry VIII
  • Reference
  • Date
    June 1683
  • Creator
  • Scope and Content
    (The priviledges & Authority of Physicians in London) Carolus Secundus (Charles II) Dei Gratia Anglie Scocie Francie et Hibernie Regis fidei defensor etc. OMNIBUS ad quos presentes etc. INSPEXIMUS, etc. (Recital of the Statute 14 & 15 Henry VIII Cap.5, etc.) NOS antem tenorem p[re] missor[um] p[re]d[i]c[t]or[um] ad requisic[i] & [n] em Franci ?Berry de London gen. DUXIMUS exemplificand. p[re] p[re]sentes. IN cujus rei Testimoniu[m] has l[ite]ras n[ost]ras fieri fecimus Patentes. Teste meip[s]p apud Westm.vicesimo. (here damaged) Junii Anno Regni nostri tricesimo quinto. GRIM[STON] Seal includes the business card of surgeon, William Rendle (1811-1893), in whose possession the seal was for a number of years. Great seal acquired through the generosity of Professor Roy Pounder and Professor Christine Lee.
  • Extent
    2 items (rolled charter and boxed seal)
  • Language
  • Archival history
    Found among the archives of the Barber-Surgeons Company and restored to the College in the 1890s. The Great Seal was previously in the possession of surgeon, William Rendle (1811-1893), and eventually purchased by the RCP in 2021 (see Acc 2022/4)
  • Level of description
  • Normal location
  • Access
    Institutional records closed for 20 years after creation. Open access after 20 years