RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 883
Extentii, 141 ff.
TitleSIR RICHARD FORSTER: ACCOUNTS FOR QUEEN HENRIETTA MARIA
Date1643-1661
Description'The accompt of Sir Richard Forster esquier for the monies hee hath received in France for the Queens Ma[jes]tie since the 25th day of May 1643 and the disbursement thereof'.
Accounts kept by Sir Richard Forster (1585?-1661), Treasurer-General in France to Queen Henrietta Maria and Keeper of the King's Privy Purse, recording the income and disbursement of the pension awarded to Henrietta Maria by the French government.

ff. i-ii. blank.
ff. 1-101r. Accounts, May 1643-July 1660. Pasted at f. 101r are summaries of sums owing to Sir Richard Forster at the time of his death on 27 Jan 1661.
ff. 102-141. blank.
LanguageEnglish
FindingAidsNew description by Richard Palmer, 2011
PhysicalDescriptionVellum binding 348 x 230 mm. Remains of silk ties.
Paper leaves.
CustodialHistoryRecorded as an addition to the catalogue of the Lambeth manuscripts by David Wilkins dated 1720 (LR/F/40). Wilkins' cataloguing ends at MS. 878. The additions recorded (MSS. 879-888) appear to have been made c.1738-41, during the archiepiscopate of John Potter.
RelatedMaterialMS. 882 is a companion volume of accounts of Charles II, also containing an acquittance by Queen Henrietta Maria concerning her accounts.
MSS. 645-646 comprise correspondence of Charles II in exile.

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CodeNameDates
GB/109/19756Forster; Sir; Richard (1585?-1661); 1st Baronet; courtier and financier1585?-1661
NA2943Charles II (1630-1685); King of Great Britain and Ireland1630-1685
GB/109/17940Henrietta Maria (1609-1669); Queen Consort of Charles I1609-1669
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